Can marijuana help your workouts? This gym thinks so - Cannabis News

Smoking anything before hitting the gym might seem like a bad choice, but a new California gym is betting on marijuana as a performance enhancer for its members.

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Can marijuana actually help you exercise? I got high and ran 6 miles to find out - Cannabis News

While the idea of adding cannabis to your workout routine still seems somewhat counter-intuitive, it's gradually gaining acceptance.

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NFL players fight pain with medical marijuana: ‘Managing it with pills was slowly killing me’ - Cannabis News

Retired NFL players use opioids at four times the rate of the general population, according to one study, and marijuana advocates say there’s a safer, healthier alternative available.

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As draft blew through Philadelphia, ex-NFL players met to talk marijuana - Cannabis News

While the NFL draft dominated the Ben Franklin Parkway on Friday, several former players met at the Union League to discuss medical marijuana with cannabis entrepreneurs, scientists, and advocates.

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Pot and push ups: could marijuana be the next workout aid? - Cannabis News

Some people stretch before they workout. Others smoke a joint.

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Let Timmy Smoke: It's Time to Open Baseball's Hidden Cannabis Culture - Cannabis News

In Major League Baseball, the family-friendly American sport, no one smokes weed. Allegedly. Wink. Nudge.

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Cowboys' Jerry Jones reportedly wants NFL to drop its ban on marijuana use – Cannabis News

If the Cowboys owner gets his way, we could see fewer player suspensions.

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Athletes Shed Stoner Image at 420 Games - Cannabis News

The event is the brainchild of Jim McAlpine who came up with the idea more than two years ago as a way to "de-stigmatize the millions who use cannabis in a healthy and responsible lifestyle."

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A Marijuana Dispensary Will Sponsor a Formula Drift Car - Cannabis News

With most forms of professional motor racing in need of new sponsorship streams, the marijuana growing and dispensing industry could be an obvious avenue to consider.

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Football great Franco Harris endorses marijuana for pain management – Cannabis News

Franco Harris is joining to movement for medical marijuana. While the Steelers legend is in good physical and mental health after a lengthy football career, he openly approves marijuana use for the days he doesn't feel so great and has become a strong advocate for current players to use the plant for medicine.

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Outcast to Entrepreneur: Olympic Champion Ross Rebagliati’s Cannabis Redemption – Cannabis News

The idea that Ross Rebagliati’s gold medal -- the first Olympic medal to be awarded in the history of snowboarding -- should end up on display at a cannabis dispensary owned by Rebagliati himself, is astonishing, ironic, and entirely fitting.

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Why NFL Players Could Be The Answer To The Weed Legalization Debate – Cannabis News

What’s happening in the NFL is an example of what your weed-loving friends have always told you.

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NFL Players Association plans to explore whether marijuana is safer alternative to opiates – Cannabis News

As society continues to wrestle with the acceptability, or not, of marijuana, the NFL and NFL Players Association try to strike a proper balance regarding the permissibility of the substance.

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Marijuana Leaps in to Athlete Sponsorships – Cannabis News

Marketing cannabis through celebrity and pro athlete endorsements is a relatively new and unstudied concept.

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Former NFL players advocate for medical marijuana – Cannabis News

HOUSTON (NEXSTAR MEDIA) — Marijuana is currently on the list of substances banned by the NFL but several former players are hoping to change that.

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NFL and medical marijuana: A Q&A with former Eagles OL Todd Herremans – Cannabis News

PHILADELPHIA -- The conversation about marijuana's place in the NFL is heating up.

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NFL Players Association composing proposal for ‘less punitive’ approach to marijuana use - Cannabis News

Leaders of the NFL Players Association are preparing a proposal that would amend the sport’s drug policies to take a “less punitive” approach to dealing with recreational marijuana use by players, according to the union’s executive director, DeMaurice Smith.

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Six Cannabis Advocates in Sports – Cannabis News

Some of the biggest stars are big advocates.

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Rutgers University athletics' new drug policy eases penalties for marijuana – Cannabis News

Prior to the start of the 2016-17 season, Rutgers instituted a new drug testing policy that calls for varying punitive and rehabilitative measures for athletes who test positive for performance-enhancing drugs but has reduced penalties for marijuana use.

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An Athlete’s Chronicle of Fitness and Cannabis – Cannabis News

I want to run 100 miles! Am I high? Yes, I am high and I’m signed up for the Zion 100 mile ultra-marathon for April 2017.

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