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. Major Companies Start Thinking “Beyond Tobacco” This week, two tobacco giants — Philip Morris International, and British American Tobacco … [Read more...] about The Dime: 7/30/2021
Black athletes, including Naomi Osaka (pictured above at the Australian Open in Melbourne) face discrimination in sports. Photo retrieved from Reuters, taken by Loren Elliott. While sports can be a unifying force for many people, they can be a traumatizing experience for others. Over the years, micro-aggressions in sports have become more noticeable against members of … [Read more...] about Covert Bias and Discrimination: Micro-aggressions in Sports
Sha'Carri Richardson at Olympic trials. Photo Credit: Patrick Smith, Getty Images. The Olympic trials have come to a close and audience favorite, Sha’Carri Richardson was set to run the 100 meter dash and the relay race for the U.S. at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. The trials took place a week after Richardson found out her mother died. "This year has been crazy for … [Read more...] about “Let her run,” Sha’Carri Richardson’s Suspension for Cannabis Sends Shockwaves
This summer’s Tokyo Olympics will be the first Olympic event where athletes can legally use CBD without consequences. Due to CBD’s growing popularity, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has become less restrictive with what they allow Olympic athletes to consume. The agency approved the semi-lenient measures in 2018 after athletes advocated for CBD products … [Read more...] about Can Olympians use Cannabis?