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Fields of Green: Could hemp be South Carolina’s next cash crop? - Cannabis News
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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- At least one-third of the Power Five conference schools are not punishing athletes as harshly as they were 10 years ago for testing positive for marijuana and other so-called recreational drugs, according to an investigation by The Associated Press.
Call For UK CBD And Medical Cannabis Reform
Medical News
Tiffany Mraz ~ KPHO.com ~   PHOENIX (KPHO/KTVK) - Some former NFL players think marijuana is the answer to chronic pain, head injuries and saving lives. 
Cannabis holds promise for pain management, reducing the need for opioid painkillers
Edgar Thompson, Brendan Sonnone and Shannon Green ~ Orlando Sentinel ~   Schools are stuck enforcing the rules of a college-football system that hasn't embraced some of society's growing acceptance of marijuana use.
New York to look at legalizing recreational pot - Cannabis News
Oscar Pascual ~ SFGate.com ~   Ronda Rousey just made it known that she’s against drug testing for marijuana.
Year after Philly pot law changed, arrests are down
Law & Crime
Mike Freeman ~ Bleacher Report ~   Current players say marijuana use in the sport is extensive, with many using the drug to deal with the ramifications of head trauma.
2,000 marijuana grow licenses ID'd as potentially illegal, Oklahoma agency says
Business & Finance
Stefanie Loh ~ San Diego Union-Tribune ~   There’s a growing segment of athletes who believe the health benefits to be gained from marijuana outweigh the risks – especially when compared to the opioids they’ve long been prescribed.
How a Cannabis kiosk is helping retailers comply with California regs
Business & Finance
Mike Florio ~ NBC Sports ~   As expected, the one-game suspension imposed on Packers defensive lineman Datone Jones came from a violation of the law relating to a banned recreational substance.
Marijuana Legalization Poses Perplexing Issue for Trucking Industry - Cannabis News
Business & Finance
Mark Kiszla ~ The Denver Post ~   Let's call a cease-fire on the NFL's senseless war against marijuana.
Study Shows THC Could have Anti-Inflammatory Properties
Medical News
David Steele ~ Sporting News ~   The nation’s laws, and its perspective, on marijuana are shifting, and the NFL is trying to keep pace. 
Billings moving closer to finalizing marijuana laws
Josh Kelly ~ Daily Nebraskan   An increasing number of states have become comfortable with recreational marijuana use, but the use of the drug at universities and in athletics remains a gray area for coaches to deal with.