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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.

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. 

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.

There has been emerging evidence that cannabis reduces pain, muscle spasms, stiffness, and inflammation in humans.

It’s been a landmark year for medical marijuana in football.

"I had back surgery, and the year I was off, I was smoking marijuana during that period of time," New York Knicks president said.

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