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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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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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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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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These Underdogs Are Studying A Controversial Treatment in Football, Whether The NFL Likes It Or Not – Cannabis News

It’s been a landmark year for medical marijuana in football.

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NFL Players Association 'actively studying' medical marijuana use for players – Cannabis News

Changes in the country's attitude toward marijuana use may be taking effect in football.

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Ex Chicago Bears QB Jim McMahon stumping for legalized weed in Arizona – Cannabis News

Jim McMahon will appear on ‘Thursday Night Football’ in his home state stumping not for the navy blue and orange — but for green.

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Ex Chicago Bears QB Jim McMahon stumping for legalized weed in Arizona – Cannabis News

Jim McMahon will appear on ‘Thursday Night Football’ in his home state stumping not for the navy blue and orange — but for green.

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NFL great's new career is brand ambassador for medical marijuana – Cannabis News

Former NY Giants defensive lineman Leonard Marshall has partnered with a New Jersey pharmacy to market medical marijuana.

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