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Attitudes toward pot use among athletes could turn corner – Cannabis News
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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.
How Cannabis Helps Ultramarathoner Avery Collins Run 100 Miles – Cannabis News
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As the CannAthlete movement continues to emerge within legal states like Colorado, more athletes are incorporating cannabis into their workout routines.
Are Olympic Athletes Allowed To Smoke Weed? Drug Testing At Rio Will Be Easy On Pot Smokers – Cannabis News
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Marijuana use has been a dicey subject for Olympic athletes in the past.
High achievements: Notable Olympic athletes and cannabis – Cannabis News
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Cannabis is beloved among some of the greatest athletes on the globe. The most decorated gold medalist to ever walk the earth, Michael Phelps, has partaken in the past.
Former NFL players appeal to league to embrace marijuana use – Cannabis News
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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell faces increasing demands to embrace cannabis as a solution to two crises that threaten to derail the $13 billion-a-year league: painkiller abuse and concussions.
These Martial Artists Use Marijuana to Get to a Higher Level – Cannabis News
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"As long as you're confident doing the sport, any sport will be elevated by cannabis."
Randy Moss on NFL's marijuana ban: 'Loosen up the rules and let everybody live' – Cannabis News
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The future Hall of Famer admits to smoking marijuana during his playing career.
Ricky Williams discusses marijuana in SI film, magazine story – Cannabis News
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Former NFL star Ricky Williams is featured in an upcoming SI Films production in which he discusses his experience with marijuana use and his support for legalization.
New San Francisco gym will allow members to smoke pot while working out – Cannabis News
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A former pro football star and an advocate for athlete marijuana use have teamed up to open a gym in San Francisco that they say will be one of the first in the world to allow members to smoke pot while working out.
Exclusive: NFL players speak out on marijuana policy – Cannabis News
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When NFL lineman Eugene Monroe spoke out publicly against the NFL’s ban on marijuana, it sparked a national conversation about the merits of cannabis as an alternative method of pain management for players.
NFL doctors discuss marijuana usage with researchers – Cannabis News
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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.
The NHL's Attitude Toward Marijuana Might Surprise You – Cannabis News
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When it comes to dealing with illegal substances like marijuana, the National Hockey League is much more lenient than the other Big Four sports.
A gym where people can get high onsite is opening in San Francisco – Marijuana News
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This fall, San Franciscans will be able to get high while getting swole. A new gym called Power Plant Fitness will allow members to consume marijuana on-site while working out.
Cannabis: The Worst Kept Secret In Athletics – Marijuana News
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For years, cannabis use has been the worst kept secret in athletics.
Hemp helping former Denver Broncos quarterback Jake Plummer – Marijuana News
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DENVER - Hemp is helping. Former Denver Broncos quarterback Jake Plummer says he is taking CBD, also known as cannabidoil, and it is easing the daily pain he suffered from a decade playing in the NFL.
NFL tackle donates $80k to Penn for marijuana research on players – Marijuana News
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The only NFL player to openly advocate for medical marijuana has donated $80,000 to fund cannabis research on football players at the University of Pennsylvania and Johns Hopkins University.

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