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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.

How Can Cannabis Help People With Sickle Cell Anemia?

Sickle cell anemia is a blood disease that affects approximately 100,000 Americans. It can cause bouts of “sickle pain” that may be abated with medical marijuana.

Maine Could Be First State to OK Medical Cannabis to Treat Addicts

Caregivers and patients told state regulators Tuesday that cannabis eases the symptoms of opioid withdrawal and offers a healthier alternative to the prescription painkillers.

The Shake: Cannabaristas, Helping the Homeless, and CBD Oil Massages

All eyes are on U.S. cannabis policy in advance of a special United Nations summit, Israeli companies are drawing American investments, and a man is rewarded for being punched repeatedly in the face.

Ex-Lineman Kyle Turley on NFL Cannabis Ban: ‘This Whole Thing Has To Change’

Since February 2014, retired NFL player Kyle Turley has sworn off all prescription medication in favor of cannabis.

Kings of Pain: Watching a Broncos Game with Ex-NFL Player Nate Jackson Will Lay You Out

Former Denver Broncos tight end Nate Jackson watches a game with Leafly and discusses the pain inherent in America’s most popular game and the hypocrisy of the NFL’s ban on cannabis.

New Study Confirms That Cannabis Can Help Migraine Sufferers

A new study just found that cannabis helped reduce migraines in 85% of its participants. What does this mean for future research and cannabis-based medicines?

What Are the Best Cannabis Strains for Cancer-Related Symptoms?

For you and your loved ones going through a cancer battle, we’ve compiled a list of cannabis strain suggestions for managing pain, nausea, appetite loss, depression, and fatigue.

Suffering from Chronic Pain? Here Are 5 Ways Cannabis Can Help Your Sex Life

Blending sex and cannabis with the intention of decreasing pain and increasing pleasure requires some forethought. Here are some ideas to help facilitate sexy times.

Which Strains Did Leafly Users Consume on 4/20?

We asked, you answered! Here's a list of cannabis strains Leafly users consumed in celebration of the 4/20 holiday.

What Are the Best Cannabis Strains for Pain?

One of the most common applications for medical marijuana is pain, whether it’s inflammation, headaches, neuropathic pain, muscle soreness, spinal injury, fibromyalgia, or cramps.