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

It didn't take much detective work for 17-year-old Tommy to find the common thread among his Minnesota high school's best athletes: They all smoked pot.

"Everyone who had school records [and] state records ... had been a user," recalls the now 27-year-old teacher in Denver, who requested his last name be kept private.

So, Tommy tried it before his next track meet, too. The outcome? He broke the school record. Soon after, Tommy took star turns in soccer, basketball, baseball and football. He credited the weed.

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Anna Medaris Miller ~ U.S. News & World Report ~

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