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Former NFL player Kyle Turley claims cannabis has transformed his family’s life

Former NFL player Kyle Turley claims cannabis has transformed his family’s life

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 3, 2020

Kyle Turley, the National Football League's former offensive tackle player, is one of numerous existing/previous NFL players who support the use of medical cannabis for pain relief. During a recent interview with USA Today, the 44-year-old cannabis advocate claimed that the green plant immensely transformed his life for ...

Super Bowl champion Marvin Washington talks about cannabis-therapeutics for athletes

Super Bowl champion Marvin Washington talks about cannabis-therapeutics for athletes

Sara Tiradossi

October 31, 2017

Some celebrities have been increasingly involved in the cannabis industry for a while now, one of them being Super Bowl champion Marvin Washington. Former defensive end in the National Football League, Washington has showed his support in the industry for four years and is currently working with six...

Former NFL player’s Las Vegas dispensary flourishes after social cannabis legalization

Former NFL player's Las Vegas dispensary flourishes after social cannabis legalization

Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen

September 12, 2017

Retired NFL player Frank Hawkins was the first entrepreneur to open a medical cannabis dispensary in Las Vegas, and since social cannabis legalization in Nevada, he can sell to anyone over the age of 21.  Since July 1, the Nevada Wellness Center experienced a boom in sales as it competed for the...

NFL open to cannabis as solution to players’ pain

NFL open to cannabis as solution to players' pain

Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen

August 2, 2017

The NFL wrote a letter to the NFL Player’s Association on Tuesday, offering to work with them and study the potential use of cannabis as a pain management tool for players. The letter pointed out potential research areas including pain management for acute and chronic conditions. The NFL Player...

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