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NFL Offers to Work With Players Union to Study Cannabis

The NFL is again flirting with changing its policy on cannabis—but for the first time, it seems to be putting its money where its mouth is.

NFL Commish Stays Willfully Blind on Medical Cannabis Policy

It appears the NFL would rather continue giving its players addicting and deadly pain killers like Toradol, rather than letting them try medical cannabis.

Legalization Finds Friends in Cowboys Owner, Trump Adviser

The cannabis legalization movement gained two unlikely allies over the weekend: GOP political consultant Roger Stone and Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones.

Emails Indicate NFL Pushed Painkillers While Prohibiting Cannabis

Emails brought to light last week by a class-action lawsuit revealed that officials with the Atlanta Falcons, who play the New England Patriots in Sunday’s Super Bowl LI, were alarmed by the team’s prescription medication use as early as 2010.

Atlanta vs. New England: Who Wins the Big Game Based on Cannabis Factors?

Check out Leafly’s predictions for Sunday’s big football game that are based on only cannabis-related information about the teams.

NFL Players Union to Propose Easing Penalties for Cannabis

The NFL Players Association is putting together a proposal to adopt a “less punitive” approach to cannabis, but details are still fuzzy.

Former NFLer Eugene Monroe Still Competing, Now on Cannabis’s Team

Former NFL offensive lineman Eugene Monroe partners with VapeXhale to develop medical cannabis delivery technologies specifically designed for athletes.

Can Cannabis Help With Inflammation for Athletes?

Can cannabis help with athletic recovery? The cannabis plant as a whole has many benefits that could help athletes recover without using prescription painkillers.

Yet Another NFL Player Suspended for Cannabis

The NFL announced a 10-game suspension of Buffalo Bills offensive tackle Seantrel Henderson for using medical cannabis to treat Crohn's disease.

With Growing Support From Owners, NFL Union to Study Medical Cannabis

After eight of nine states on Tuesday voted to pass cannabis legalization initiatives, the league's stance on cannabis could finally change.

ESPN Survey: 2/3 of NFL Players Say Cannabis Would Cut Painkiller Use

In a new ESPN survey of more than 220 current NFL players, 61 percent of players said that if cannabis were a legal option, fewer players would take powerful pain-killing injections.

NFL Suspends Bills Offensive Tackle Henderson for 4 Games

The Bills right tackle was using marijuana for medicinal purposes to relieve the effects of Crohn's disease.

Source: Bills Tackle Appealing NFL’s 4-Game Suspension

Henderson's appeal is based on him using marijuana for medicinal purposes to relieve the effects of Crohn's disease.

For Ex-NFL Punter Chris Kluwe, Cannabis Was the Safer Choice

For NFL rookies, this week marks the beginning of a never-ending series of choices about how to alleviate pain.

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.”

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