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NFL to invest $1 million into medical cannabis pain management research

NFL to invest $1 million into medical cannabis pain management research

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial June 15, 2021

On Tuesday, June 8, the National Football League’s pain management committee and the NFL Players Association declared their joint effort to donate $1 million for cannabis research purposes.  The...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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