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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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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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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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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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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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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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‘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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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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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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NFL doctors discuss marijuana usage with researchers – Cannabis News

Two of the NFL’s top medical personnel discussed the usage of marijuana as a medicinal compound with researchers partially funded by Baltimore Ravens offensive lineman Eugene Monroe, according to the Washington Post.

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Meet the Latest Breed of Proud Potheads: Weed-Loving Jocks – Marijuana News

Thanks to winter-sports entrepreneur Jim McAlpine, weed jocks now have their own national series of events, the 420 Games.

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Can Pot Boost Your Workout? – Marijuana News

Are athletes who tout marijuana’s performance-enhancing effects onto something – or just on something?

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