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Cannabis Stunt Turns NFL’s Aldon Smith Into Master of the Self-Sabotage Video

In the one-minute clip, which looks like it was filmed after hours in a nail salon, a woman can be heard telling a blunt-holding man “you shouldn’t even be posting that.”

NFL Lineman Eugene Monroe Won’t Take Opioids, Not Allowed Medical Cannabis. So He’s Retiring at 29.

Monroe’s retirement leaves Tennessee Titans linebacker Derrick Morgan as the only current NFL player publicly urging the league to lift the ban on the use of medical cannabis.

Ricky Williams: Cannabis Connoisseur and the NFL’s Most Enigmatic Player

The enigmatic player, and his relationship with cannabis, take center stage once again this week, when SI Films premieres the documentary "Ricky Williams Takes the High Road."

Ex-NFL QB Jake Plummer Rips Jerry Jones Over CTE and Cannabis

Former NFL quarterback Jake Plummer, who played for the Arizona Cardinals, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and Denver Broncos, opened up this week about the NFL’s drug problem.

Titans’ Derrick Morgan Voices Support for MMJ in the NFL

Players like Morgan are becoming more aware of the negative health effects that accompany professional football, such as chronic traumatic brain injury.

Ravens Release Eugene Monroe, NFL Player Who Gave $80K for Medical Marijuana

Numerous reports have surfaced that the Ravens have been trying to distance themselves from the eight-year veteran. Now the team has.

The Shake: NFL Gets Canna-Curious, and Sick Kids in Penn. Get Fast-Tracked

The Supreme Court in Massachusetts will hear challenges to legalization measures, it's crunch time in Montana, and attention Justin Trudeau: It doesn't have to be this difficult.

NFL Player Eugene Monroe Calls Out League’s Opioid Use, Endorses Cannabis

You’ve heard that football players are regularly pumped full of painkillers. Ever wonder what that looks like? Baltimore Ravens tackle Eugene Monroe wants to show you.

The Shake: Urine Tests Wash Out Tech’s Best and Brightest, and Cannabis ‘Twinkie’ Defense Used

Prohibition costs states billions in lost funds, the Chicago Tribune calls out the NFL, and students are going to college on cannabis' dime.

The Shake: NYT Discovers Dabbing and Colorado Cops Crack Down on Craigslist Sales

The Grey Lady publishes a bit of Reefer Madness, industry leaders lobby Congress, and the latest misguided effort to smuggle cannabis: in coconuts.

How the NFL Enabled the ‘Gas Mask’ Fiasco

As it stands now, the Laremy Tunsil saga is a minor tragedy. But it may well play out as the upset of the century.

The Shake: Cannabis Cup Moves to Pueblo, Boston Globe Discovers Denver

A change to Utah's medical marijuana bill has placated Mormon Leaders, and Wyoming wants to make gummies a felony. More crazy cannabis happenings in today's Shake.

Leafly Science Roundup: Can Cannabis Improve Your Workout?

Cannabis doesn't make you anxious or depressed, a new study says. The DEA walks back its argument on stoned bunnies. And the effort to develop for a cannabis breathalyzer could be harder than you think. That and more in the (first-ever!) Leafly science roundup.

First Times: Balancing Football and Cannabis with ex-NFL Lineman Eben Britton

The former Chicago Bears tackle reflects on his first experience with cannabis.

The Leafly Guide to Watching the Big Game: What to Consume, Munch On & Cheer For

Are you ready for some football? Whether you're a Falcons or Patriots fanatic or completely apathetic, Leafly brings you a guide to incorporating cannabis into your Super Sunday.