NFL players are at the forefront of the medical-cannabis movement in sports. Some have started their own CBD brands while others have invested in companies or been hired as ambassadors. Here are nine.
The UFC is no longer testing athletes for cannabinoids. Now MMA fighter Nick Diaz can smoke weed in peace.
Seven celebrities were arrested on marijuana or other drug charges in 2020. That's down from 21 last year and 66 in 2011.
Hard-partying '60s sports legend Paul Hornung passed away on November 13. Along with his Pro Football Hall of Fame on-field accomplishments, the halfback was noted for his off-field drinking, womanizing and gambling.
Inflammation and pain, mental health and skincare are high on the list of the uses for cannabidiol, also known as the cannabinoid CBD.
Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre is the latest athlete to jump on the CBD bandwagon. He was addicted to opioids during his 20-year NFL career.
A Canada research team has concluded that high-CBD strains, delivered in the form of a mouthwash, could block people from being infected by the coronavirus.
Football players who use marijuana have long been targeted by the NFL's draconian drug policy that led to countless suspensions. Now, in this new era of relaxed cannabis laws, that policy has been reversed.
In 2017, four-time Super Bowl winning quarterback and NFL Hall of Famer Joe Montana joined the Green Rush with an investment in the media outlet, Herb.co. Now, he's pitched in on a $75 million investment with the San Jose firm, Caliva.