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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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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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Phil Jackson Is Latest NBA Legend to Talk About Recent Marijuana Use – Cannabis News

"I had back surgery, and the year I was off, I was smoking marijuana during that period of time," New York Knicks president said.

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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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Festival Organizer Says Snow Sports And Cannabis Are Like 'Peanut Butter And Jelly' – Cannabis News

“Skiing is a very creative sport…your brain just goes to this flow state where you’re not even thinking, you’re just skiing, and cannabis just helps you get into that zone.”

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Survey: Majority of NFL players say medicinal marijuana would reduce use of chemical painkillers – Cannabis News

A majority of NFL players feel that use of chemical painkillers would be reduced if the league allowed a therapeutic use exemption for marijuana use.

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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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Ditching marijuana ban would be good business for NFL – Cannabis News

Apart from the reality that it’s the right thing to do, it’s the smart thing to do for the business of the NFL.

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Inside NFL's Backwards Marijuana Policy – Cannabis News

The NFL continues an authoritarian stance on marijuana use while team doctors still dole out powerful and addictive painkillers.

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How to Safely Use Marijuana As Part of Your Fitness Routine – Cannabis News

Cannabis is quickly becoming a popular supplement for athletes, and it can help you, too.

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‘I played stoned’: Some NFL players love getting high before kickoff – Cannabis News

BEFORE he suited up to play against the New York Giants in 2012, Jacksonville Jaguars offensive lineman Eben Britton took an ice bath followed by a hot shower. He did his routine stretches. Then he smoked a joint.

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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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Jake Plummer’s Pot Crusade – Cannabis News

How the retired QB is trying to save the NFL with medical marijuana.

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These Athletes Add Cannabis To Their Workout Regimen – Cannabis News

There is a growing community of athletes that believe cannabis can improve athletic performance.

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Attitudes toward pot use among athletes could turn corner – Cannabis News

We in the American marijuana community lit up with sly smiles when Michael Phelps was selected to carry our United States flag at the opening ceremonies of the Rio Olympics.

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Colorado cannabis power couple says the NFL doesn’t have a choice, has to embrace the use of marijuana – Cannabis News

Meet Wanda James and Scott Durrah, the Colorado cannabis power couple who predict it won’t be long before the NFL embraces marijuana as a brain medicine and as an alternative to dangerous and addictive painkillers.

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How Cannabis Helps Ultramarathoner Avery Collins Run 100 Miles – Cannabis News

As the CannAthlete movement continues to emerge within legal states like Colorado, more athletes are incorporating cannabis into their workout routines.

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