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The NHL Alumni Association Hopes Medical Marijuana Can Help Athletes with Some of Their Most Serious Injuries - Cannabis News

The NHL Alumni Association (NHLAA) announced a research partnership with Canadian cannabis producers Canopy Growth to explore the potential for medical marijuana as a concussion treatment.

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Report: NFL prepared to make 'major concessions' to marijuana policy - Cannabis News

According to Pro Football Talk, the NFL is prepared to adopt a more lenient substance abuse policy in its next collective bargaining agreement, especially as it relates to marijuana.

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This Golf Course Will Let You Have a Toke Between Strokes - Cannabis News

If you've been itching to smoke up on the golf green, your opportunity may be coming soon.

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In Photos: Canada’s First Bongspiel, a Cannabis-Infused Curling Tournament - Cannabis News

“The main difference between this tournament and a conventional bonspiel is that there is open cannabis consumption at this event."

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Pot Still A No Go For NFL Players, Despite Legalization - Cannabis News

For now, marijuana use remains out of bounds for NFL players. But that might change. The player’s union is having early talks to decide whether medical marijuana should be a permitted drug when the next union contract is up for debate in two years.

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Skateboarder Cory Juneau Suspended Six Months for Smoking Weed - Cannabis News

The 19-year-old pro skater from Southern California, currently ranked seventh in the world, was suspended six months after testing positive for THC, the main psychoactive element in marijuana.

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As Marijuana Legalization Expands, the NFL Clings to Prohibition. For Now. - Cannabis News

Marijuana is fully legal in 10 states, which are home to eight NFL teams (25 percent of the league), including the Los Angeles Rams and New England Patriots.

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4 Terrific Ways Marijuana Can Help You In The Gym - Cannabis News

You don’t have to be an elite athlete. Weekend warriors are finding that cannabis not only aids in the actual workout, it is an amazingly effective post-workout tonic.

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5 Types Of Marijuana To Help Improve And Enhance Your Workouts - Cannabis News

When exercising, many people need to clear their mind and focus on the task at hand. Luckily, different cannabis strains can help make this a reality thus allowing individuals to get down to business and meet their workout goals.

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Bongspiel: This Ontario Duo Are ‘Combining Curling With Cannabis’ - Cannabis News

These veteran curlers hope to bring some new life to the sport by combining it with cannabis.

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Runners Share Which Cannabis Strains Help Them Go the Distance - Cannabis News

For many runners, training for distance can have a grueling impact on the mind and body. This is why many long-distance runners have been turning to cannabis for its anti-inflammatory and pain reduction qualities.

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Fighting Perceptions: CBD, THC, and Recovery in Combat Sports - Cannabis News

"There’s no miracle cure, but if you seriously take (CBD) every day, you will notice a lot less inflammation and sleep better.”

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From pucks to pot: Could NHL be a leader in marijuana policy? - Cannabis News

“The NHL is ahead of the curve. I think the other leagues should really look at that.”

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Why some athletes are turning to cannabis to help them train - Cannabis News

“Cannabis can be helpful for sports both during activity and afterward. Its primary role is that of a pain reliever, which can be helpful in both situations."

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World Anti-Doping Agency should remove cannabis from banned list, says Canadian snowboard legend - Cannabis News

Ross Rebagliati was stripped of 1998 Olympic gold medal after positive test for the drug.

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What does marijuana legalization in Canada mean for NHL, NBA, MLB? Five things to know - Cannabis News

Marijuana legalization is coming to Canada on Wednesday, which means that more teams in North American sports are going to have weed legalized within their territory.

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Cannabis and exercise go hand-in-hand for some fitness buffs - Cannabis News

There are fitness buffs who are keen to dispel the stereotype of the lazy stoner, with amateur athletes, health-and-wellness gurus, and marketing experts touting the potential of cannabis-fuelled workouts that go well beyond ganja yoga.

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Tons of Outraged Ohio Moms Think The Ohio State Buckeyes Have Pot Leaves On Their Helmets - Cannabis News

Moms in Ohio are freaking out about the Ohio State Buckeyes allegedly decorating their football helmets with cannabis leaves.

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Inside an LA Jiu Jitsu Event Where Cannabis Use Isn’t Just Encouraged, It’s Required - Cannabis News

"We had an incredible response, way beyond and better than what we ever imagined.”

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With 6 weeks till pot legal, Canada's golf industry must decide about smoking on links - Cannabis News

British Columbia Golf Association survey finds younger players plan to smoke weed.

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