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NFL Chief Medical Officer Says Marijuana Research ‘Really Important’ For Pain Treatment

NFL Chief Medical Officer Says Marijuana Research ‘Really Important’ For Pain Treatment

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NFL Chief Medical Officer Allen Sills thinks it’s “really important” for the league to research marijuana as a potential way to treat pain among its players. Allen Sills — hired in March as the league’s first

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Roger Goodell Is Still Concerned That Marijuana Is ‘Too Addictive’ and ‘Might Not Be Healthy’

Roger Goodell Is Still Concerned That Marijuana Is ‘Too Addictive’ and ‘Might Not Be Healthy’

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By and large society has started to approach medical marijuana in a pretty friendly way. Multiple states have legalized it, and it wouldn’t be a surprise to see half the country approve it. Don’t

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Jerry Jones Wants NFL To Drop Marijuana Ban

Jerry Jones Wants NFL To Drop Marijuana Ban

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The ‘National Football League Players Association’ (NFLPA) has been pushing to overturn the current marijuana policy in the league for years. Now, according to Pro Football Talk, Jerry Jones held a private meeting for

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Can Marijuana Help Treat NFL Concussions?

Can Marijuana Help Treat NFL Concussions?

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Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is a name culled from the Greek that means exactly what is says: a disease of the brain caused by injuries sustained over a long period of time. The symptoms

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NFLPA Wants To Make Punishments For Recreational Marijuana Use ‘Less Punitive’

NFLPA Wants To Make Punishments For Recreational Marijuana Use ‘Less Punitive’

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The NFL Players Association is putting together a proposal that would alter the league’s policies on recreational marijuana use by players, according to The Washington Post. NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith said that the

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The NFL Is Getting Marijuana All Wrong

The NFL Is Getting Marijuana All Wrong

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Seantrel Henderson isn’t your typical user. Marijuana serves as a pain reliever for the 24-year-old Buffalo Bills offensive lineman who was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease one year ago. Doctors told Henderson medical marijuana was

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NFL Union Refuses To Help Players Access Medical Marijuana

NFL Union Refuses To Help Players Access Medical Marijuana

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Prior to the NFL season opening; every player got a letter from Jake Plummer and Eugene Monroe (retired players). The retired players; working alongside academic researchers at John Hopkins and the University of Pennsylvania,

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NFLPA ‘Actively Studying’ Medical Marijuana Use For Players

NFLPA ‘Actively Studying’ Medical Marijuana Use For Players

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Changes in the country’s attitude toward marijuana use may be taking effect in football. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday that the NFL Players Association is actively studying the use of medical marijuana

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NFL Players Weigh in on Medical Marijuana vs. Painkillers

NFL Players Weigh in on Medical Marijuana vs. Painkillers

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The use of medical marijuana has been a hot topic in the NFL over the last decade or so, especially with the public’s growing concern for the safety of the league’s players. In ESPN The Magazine‘s

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