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Taking the high road: Nevada will no longer discipline fighters for marijuana

Nevada’s athletic commission makes ruling by unanimous voteDecision comes on heels of Sha’Carri Richardson’s suspensionNevada’s state athletic commission, the most significant regulatory body for combat sports in the United States and perhaps the world…

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Miami’s Dion Waiters has ‘panic attack’ after eating weed gummies, reports say

ESPN reports Waiters missed Friday’s game after panic attackWaiters reportedly ate THC gummies to deal with stomachacheMiami Heat guard Dion Waiters did not suit up for Friday’s game against the Lakers in Los Angeles after experiencing what ESPN report…

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Golfers and rugby players show cannabis is going mainstream in sport | Andy Bull

Top golfers take CBD for calmness, while Saracens locks George Kruis and Dominic Day were so impressed with it they launched their own businessThe first time I saw Charley Hoffman play, you would not have looked at him twice. That was at the Masters in…

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Rebagliati’s free the weed campaign aims to show Wada ban is all to pot | Andy Bull

Moral and medical arguments for banning cannabis use in sport have fallen away and former Olympic snowboarder Ross Rebagliati wants the authorities to take noteIn the years after he gave up snowboarding, Ross Rebagliati tried selling real estate, runni…

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CBS refuses to run Super Bowl ad for medical marijuana

Acreage Holdings ‘disappointed but not surprised’ by newsMarijuana now legal in some form in 33 US statesCBS has rejected a Super Bowl television ad calling for the legalization of medical marijuana sponsored by one of the largest cannabis investment c…

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Ex-NBA commissioner David Stern says marijuana should no longer be banned

Former commish says sports leagues should ‘lead the way’ on cannabisStern, 75, oversaw league during explosion in popularity in 80s and 90sFormer NBA commissioner David Stern says he’s in favor of removing marijuana from the league’s list of banned sub…

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Former NFL players call for medical marijuana to be taken off banned list

Football players take an alarming array of pain medication to get back on the field but some believe medical cannabis is a safer and more effective alternative

To understand football, Nate Jackson says, you need to remember one inherent truth about the game: a human body was not made to absorb that kind of punishment.

“There’s no safe way to get hit by a truck,” Jackson puts it.

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Why a Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl win would be a win for weed

The head coaches of the Patriots and Seahawks represent opposite poles in the argument around marijuana use in the NFL Continue reading…

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Marijuana: the new and improved runner’s high, or just a trick of the mind?

Some marathon runners claim cannabis helps manage stress, cramps and nausea during runs and relaxes them after, but the verdict from scientists is inconclusive

Dedicated runners, like climbers, cultists and fanatics of any inclination, will pursue a trend or perceived advantage in their chosen avocation to a relentless degree – sometimes even into a haze of marijuana smoke.

Chasing that edge, some marathon runners – and their possibly masochistic comrades, ultramarathon runners – have taken up marijuana, as the Wall Street Journal recently documented. For years, runners have debated the benefits and drawbacks of cannabis on their performance and recovery, albeit without much scientific input and with a great deal of “asking for a friend”.

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Wes Welker’s doping ban and other drugs-in-sports classics

The Bronco says his drink may have been spiked with MDMA, or Molly, at the Kentucky Derby. Stranger things have happenedPaolo Bandinis AFC West preview Continue reading…