Photo contributed by: LeGarrette Blount. After three Super Bowl Championships, LeGarrette Blount has set his sights on the CBD industry with his company LG’s Feel Good. The brand is geared towards professional athletes who traditionally use opioids to manage physical and mental problems during the season. Blount believes that CBD is an effective alternative to opioids … [Read more...] about Former NFL Player LeGarrette Blount Creates CBD Brand Geared Towards Athletes
Photo credit: Hence the Boom. It is no secret that American football causes an insane amount of strain on the body. In fact, the National Football League (NFL) ranks third as the most strenuous sports league in the country. It is only beat out by boxing and MMA, according to the Bleacher Report. According to a 2021 study by the University of Chicago, there were 3,025 … [Read more...] about From CTE to Pain Management: NFL Makes Interest in Cannabis Clear
Photo credit: One Photo Multinational conglomerate, Amazon, recently announced that it would no longer drug test its employees for cannabis. This is in part because drug testing is shown to disproportionately affect minorities in the U.S. Amazon announced in June that they will exclude cannabis from their pre-employment drug screening for positions that the Department of … [Read more...] about Is the end of Drug Testing Upon us?
Have the major sports leagues reduced penalties for pot? Photo credit: CannaMD. According to ESPN, “82% of NBA, NFL, NHL, and MBA teams play in a city where marijuana is either recreationally or medically legal.” Furthermore, a majority of Americans live in a state that has legalized adult or medical cannabis use, confirms Politifact. And nine-in-10 believe it should be … [Read more...] about Which Major Sports Leagues Have Relaxed Their Cannabis Policies?
Following important cannabis news articles every day can be a real burn-out, we know. That’s why the Emerald rolls up a chronicle of the headiest news hits, and passes them to you at the end of each week. We Bring You: The Dime. NFL to Sponsor Cannabis Research This week, the NFL announced that it would fund medical cannabis research. The league’s pain management … [Read more...] about The Dime: 6/11/2021