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Marijuana bringing NFL players to Colorado, hoping league changes its policy – Marijuana News
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BOULDER, Colo. - Is the NFL all wrong with regard to its ban on marijuana? A growing number of former and active players, as well as leading researchers at Johns Hopkins, are testing whether a compound found in hemp is a possible miracle cure for concussions and brain injuries.
Cannabis Legalization And The NFL: Athletes Are Embracing The Medicinal And Financial Benefits Of Marijuana, So Why Can’t The League Play Nice? – Marijuana News
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The league has faced growing criticism for its anti-cannabis stance, especially considering its cozy relationship with alcohol brands and the prevalence of opioid use among players.
Runner’s high: the athletes who use marijuana to improve their training – Marijuana News
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Stoned marathon runners may seem like walking contradictions, but there are hints the drug and long-distance running could go hand-in-hand.
Scottsdale marijuana media company to sponsor motorcycle racer – Marijuana News
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Motorcycle racer Johnny Rock Page will speed around the Superbike tracks this year thanks to a new sponsorship from a Scottsdale marijuana media company, the partners announced Monday.
Ex-NFL Players Rally Behind Medical Marijuana – Marijuana News
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Faced with traumatic brain injury, depression, chronic pain, and addictive medication, former NFL players are coming together in support of medical marijuana.
Meet the Latest Breed of Proud Potheads: Weed-Loving Jocks – Marijuana News
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Thanks to winter-sports entrepreneur Jim McAlpine, weed jocks now have their own national series of events, the 420 Games.
Can Pot Boost Your Workout? – Marijuana News
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Are athletes who tout marijuana’s performance-enhancing effects onto something – or just on something?
Former NBA Player Jay Williams: 80% of Players Use Marijuana – Marijuana News
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Former Chicago Bulls guard and three-time Duke All-American Jay Williams says it’s about time the NBA gets more progressive when it comes to marijuana.
Is it time for football to reconsider marijuana? – Marijuana News
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(CNN) The NFL and the NFL Players Association have a staunch policy prohibiting marijuana use, but some players are asking them to reconsider it, saying pot can be used for pain relief, and possibly as concussion prevention.
These famous athletes are advocating for marijuana as a workout tool – Marijuana News
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The District recently marked the first anniversary of its legalization of recreational marijuana. And as the city is home to so many fitness-minded people, it’s likely that at least a few of them are wondering whether it makes sense, or whether it’s even safe, to incorporate pot into their exercise regimens.
Former Chicago Bears quarterback praises marijuana at Texas conference – Marijuana News
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FORT WORTH - Former Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon smoked marijuana long before the drug was legalized. “[Former Bears coach] Mike Ditka would say, ‘Oh, all you guys, you pot smokers,’ That’s what he’d call us. ‘You pot smokers.’ ” McMahon said Sunday.
Is it time for the NFL to legalize marijuana? – Marijuana News
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Reports of NFL players trying to get the same effects of marijuana without actually smoking it has observers wondering if the league should relax on their drug policy a bit.
Football Veteran Ricky Williams Comments on Marijuana Use as Pain Solution for NFL Players – Marijuana News
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Ricky Williams doesn't shy away from his support for marijuana. He used the drug as a means of recovery from the pounding he took over his 10-year NFL career, which included two seasons (2002 and 2003) leading the league in rush attempts with a combined 775 carries.
Players Say Half of NFL Using Medical Marijuana – Marijuana News
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With the countdown underway for Super Bowl 50, there’s a renewed focus on the NFL’s high rate of injuries and concussions, and whether the league should be open to players using medical marijuana to treat their pain.
Ex-Bear Jim McMahon: Medical marijuana got me off narcotic pain pills – Marijuana News
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Former Super Bowl champion and Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon says an unfairly demonized drug helped him recover from the pain of his football career: medical marijuana.
Former NBA All-Star, Oregon weed farmer Cliff Robinson talks marijuana's potential – Marijuana News
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An upcoming marijuana business conference will, to NBA fans, feature a very familiar face.

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