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NFL Running Back Challenges League Stance on Medical Cannabis

NFL Running Back Challenges League Stance on Medical Cannabis

The National Football League (NFL) has long had a strict stance on cannabis use. Players are subject to drug screening, and a positive test could result in a loss of their ability to complete. Even when individual states began legalizing the plant for medicinal use, the NFL maintained its prohibitionist stance on cannabis medicine. This […]

Take Action: Tell Congress to Make NFL Pay Taxes

Take Action: Tell Congress to Make NFL Pay Taxes

The National Football League is the world’s most popular and wealthiest sports league. It earns more than $9 billion in annual revenue. But did you know that the NFL is considered a tax-exempt nonprofit under U.S. law? NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell makes over $44 million a year, which means that the leader of this “nonprofit” […]

Does Cannabis Lead to Wedded Bliss? Maybe the NFL Should Reconsider Their Testing Policy

Does Cannabis Lead to Wedded Bliss? Maybe the NFL Should Reconsider Their Testing Policy

Trigger Warning: Article discusses domestic abuse and links to a graphic video of a physical assault. There has been a lot of media coverage of a small study which indicates that intimate partner violence is a significantly lower risk in relationships where both parties regularly consume cannabis. Of course, cannabis has the immediate effect of […]