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MLB and the MLB Players Association are negotiating changes to the drug agreement that would introduce opioid testing.
Former NBA Commissioner David Stern says the league’s ban on marijuana is outdated and should be reconsidered in the next collective bargaining agreement.
Former Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson recently admitted to smoking marijuana after every game when he was in the NFL.
Improved sleep, training motivation, and reduced anxiety are just some ways in which marijuana can help climbers.
Athletes are increasingly turning to cannabis to improve recovery time and achieve better results.
Top golfers take CBD for calmness, while Saracens locks George Kruis and Dominic Day were so impressed with it they launched their own business.
Since becoming a leading voice on marijuana, claiming the plant saved his life from certain death because of alcoholism and drug addiction, he hopes to translate his athletic success to the cannabis industry.
A group of Colorado researchers recently studied how cannabis use affects athletes, and found a possible role between the plant and pain management.
Scores of athletes have entered the cannabis space in recent years. A few notable names include former Heisman winner Ricky Williams, pro golfer Bubba Watson and NBA great Gary Payton.
The owners of Rolling Greens, Canada's first cannabis-friendly golf course, say they’re aiming to bring the fun back — but to golf, or weed? 
Robert Garrigus is back on the green after becoming the first golfer to be suspended from the PGA Tour for cannabis. Now he's fighting the Tour's drug policies.
Organizers of the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics want foreign athletes to know that they will be punished if they try to bring cannabis to, or use cannabis in, Japan.
Thanks in part to the NFL’s announcement it would study cannabis as a pain management tool, the intersection of marijuana and professional sports has entered the mainstream as of late.
More than 150 current and former athletes signed a letter sent to the World Anti-Doping Agency, asking the organization to remove marijuana from its list of prohibited substances.
With talks of a new collective bargaining agreement underway, the NFL and NFL Players Association have agreed to form two new joint medical committees, partly to study marijuana as a potential pain-management tool for NFL players.
“For too long, I’ve watched my teammates and good friends battle with opioid addiction and leave the game with a long road still ahead; it’s time to make a change.”