Medical Marijuana For Professional Athletes and The Role Of Cannabis in Professional Sports
Should players in the National Football League and other professional and college sports be allowed to used CBD or other forms of cannabis? It is a questions with many considerations that could have significant implications for thousands of athletes around the world.
In particular there is an increased focus on the sport of football now because the entire sport is facing an existential crisis with the terrible symptoms of CTE (chronic traumatic encephalopathy) being linked to concussions from playing football.
If there were a CBD capsule or CBD cartridges that could protect the brain, reduce pain and inflammation, while reducing stress and anxiety, that would obviously be something the league would be in favor of, right? Uh, well, no. Not exactly. Not at all actually.