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Outcast to Entrepreneur: Olympic Champion Ross Rebagliati’s Cannabis Redemption – Cannabis News
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The idea that Ross Rebagliati’s gold medal -- the first Olympic medal to be awarded in the history of snowboarding -- should end up on display at a cannabis dispensary owned by Rebagliati himself, is astonishing, ironic, and entirely fitting.
The truth about marijuana and exercise: Should you get high before working out? – Cannabis News
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Sure, you've got a great fitness routine that's doing wonders for you. But have you ever tried working out while high?
Why NFL Players Could Be The Answer To The Weed Legalization Debate – Cannabis News
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What’s happening in the NFL is an example of what your weed-loving friends have always told you.
NFL Players Association plans to explore whether marijuana is safer alternative to opiates – Cannabis News
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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.
A Cannabis-Themed Gym Is Opening in San Francisco This Spring
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It may be nearing the end of February, but that doesn’t mean that your New Year’s resolution can’t just be starting. 
Marijuana Leaps in to Athlete Sponsorships – Cannabis News
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Marketing cannabis through celebrity and pro athlete endorsements is a relatively new and unstudied concept.
Former NFL players advocate for medical marijuana – Cannabis News
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HOUSTON (NEXSTAR MEDIA) — Marijuana is currently on the list of substances banned by the NFL but several former players are hoping to change that.
NFL and medical marijuana: A Q&A with former Eagles OL Todd Herremans – Cannabis News
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PHILADELPHIA -- The conversation about marijuana's place in the NFL is heating up.
NFL Players Association composing proposal for ‘less punitive’ approach to marijuana use - Cannabis News
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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.
Six Cannabis Advocates in Sports – Cannabis News
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Some of the biggest stars are big advocates.
Nevada Athletic Commission to Discuss Removal of Marijuana from Banned List
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Call it the Diaz Rule. The Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) will discuss Friday on whether or not to remove marijuana from its banned substance list, per the meeting agenda released on its website.
Rutgers University athletics' new drug policy eases penalties for marijuana – Cannabis News
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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.
An Athlete’s Chronicle of Fitness and Cannabis – Cannabis News
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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.
These Underdogs Are Studying A Controversial Treatment in Football, Whether The NFL Likes It Or Not – Cannabis News
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It’s been a landmark year for medical marijuana in football.
Why the NFL Is on the Wrong Side of Marijuana History - Cannabis News
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Seantrel Henderson isn’t your typical user. Marijuana serves as a pain reliever for the 24-year-old Buffalo Bills offensive lineman who was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease one year ago. Doctors told Henderson medical marijuana was the best medicine for his inflammatory bowel disease, which caused the 2014 seventh-round selection to have 80 centimeters of intestines removed during two different surgeries last year. Still, the NFL suspended Henderson 10 games in late November for violating the league’s substance abuse policy for the second time this season. 
Can Cannabis Help with Inflammation for Athletes? – Cannabis News
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There has been emerging evidence that cannabis reduces pain, muscle spasms, stiffness, and inflammation in humans.

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