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These Smarties represent Missouri veteran’s meds; he would prefer medical marijuana - Cannabis News

The photo is the first salvo in Lee’s new mission: He’s become a foot soldier in the grassroots crusade to get medical marijuana legalized in Missouri.

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These Smarties represent Missouri veteran’s meds; he would prefer medical marijuana - Cannabis News

The photo is the first salvo in Lee’s new mission: He’s become a foot soldier in the grassroots crusade to get medical marijuana legalized in Missouri.

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Are extreme athletes the best test case for medical cannabis? - Cannabis News

Professional and retired mainstream athletes are already using forms of cannabis and cannabidiol (CBD) for acute and long-term pain management.

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Legalization Of Cannabis May Dramatically Cut Opioid Abuse Rates - Cannabis News

The suggestion is that rather than using powerful painkillers, people are instead turning to legal pot.

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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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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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Weed for Warriors Helps Connect Veterans with Medical Marijuana – Cannabis News

The program offers veterans an alternative to addictive pharmaceutical drugs.

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Study finds patients choosing cannabis over opioids – Cannabis News

Research shows people with chronic pain or mental health issues prefer taking cannabis over prescription opioid medications to treat symptoms.

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A neurobiologist says medical marijuana could solve the US opioid abuse crisis – Cannabis

Americans are in pain. Over 2.5 million people in the US are addicted to opioids, the US Department of Health and Human Services reports. About 80 die daily from opioid overdoses. It’s gotten so bad that even conservative state legislators want to legalize medical marijuana, arguing it’s a safer, less addictive pain killer.

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Patients Are Ditching Opioid Pills for Weed – Cannabis News

Can marijuana help solve the opioid epidemic?

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Evidence shows that marijuana works for pain, the medical reason most people want it, but doctors still have questions – Cannabis News

The most common reason that people seek out medical marijuana is for chronic pain.

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Indiana veterans push for medical marijuana access – Cannabis News

INDIANA -- A former Marine says access to medical marijuana means life or death for many veterans across Indiana.

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Indiana veterans push for medical marijuana access – Cannabis News

INDIANA -- A former Marine says access to medical marijuana means life or death for many veterans across Indiana.

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Can Cannabis Help with Inflammation for Athletes? – Cannabis News

There has been emerging evidence that cannabis reduces pain, muscle spasms, stiffness, and inflammation in humans.

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NBA: Warriors’ Steve Kerr takes up torch for marijuana to help manage pain – Cannabis News

On Friday, Kerr became the latest high-profile sports figure to advocate for the use of marijuana as a way to deal with chronic pain.

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Former NFL Player: "Cannabis Saved My Life" - Cannabis News

Kyle Turley believes marijuana counters the effects of CTE and he wants the NFL to allow players to use it.

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Marijuana Appears to Benefit Mental Health: Study – Cannabis News

A new review suggests cannabis may help mental health disorders.

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Veterans Day: Texas Vets Fight for Medical Cannabis Legalization – Cannabis News

In Texas, the fight to legalize medical cannabis can only be won through legislative advocacy, rather than through a direct petition by citizens.

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Veterans Day: Texas Vets Fight for Medical Cannabis Legalization – Cannabis News

In Texas, the fight to legalize medical cannabis can only be won through legislative advocacy, rather than through a direct petition by citizens.

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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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