Category Archives: athlete

UFC Veteran Elias Theodorou Is The World’s First Cannabis Sanctioned Pro Athlete

Like most athletes, Elias Theodorou likes being first. In 2014, the mixed martial artist known as ‘The Spartan’ became the first Canadian to win The Ultimate Fighter, the UFC’s reality TV competition. Last year, his list of feats grew again when he became the first professional athlete and mixed martial artist in the world to […]

How Al Harrington Is Helping Build a Black-Owned Weed Industry

“We’re pioneering something,” says the former NBA star and founder of Viola cannabis, who says he wants to create 100 Black millionaires by funding new businesses. At the end of 2011, Al Harrington’s 79-year-old grandmother Viola came to visit. When the Denver Nuggets star discovered that she was taking multiple medications for glaucoma, diabetes, and […]

Former Baseball Star Andruw Jones The Latest Athlete To Step Into The Cannabis Sector

Fytiko Farms plans to produce cannabis oil with low doses of THC for medical patients in Georgia. Five-time Major League Baseball (MLB) All-Star Andruw Jones is now the co-owner of a cannabis company, per the Atlanta Business Chronicle. Fytiko Farms, which also operates in Oklahoma, plans to produce cannabis oil with low doses of tetrahydrocannabinol […]

Super Bowl Champ Marshawn Lynch Launches Line Of ‘Diamond Concentrate Infused’ Blunts With Assist From Toronto Company

The blunts contain THCA crystalline ‘diamonds,’ a cannabis concentrate. Marshawn Lynch’s latest venture is ‘Dodi Blunts,’ a new line of cannabis products that will be available in Oakland next month. Packed in slow-burning palm leaf wraps, the blunts are infused with THCA crystalline ‘diamonds,’ a cannabis concentrate. – Read the entire article at Edmonton Journal. […]

David Beckham Buys Stake In Firm That Uses Cannabis In Its Skincare Products

The ex-England skipper, 45, has bought a stake in Cellular Goods as it looks to float on the stock market. His mate David Gardner — who oversees Beckham’s businesses and investments via DB Ventures — has joined the firm’s board as non-executive director. Cellular likes to blend it like Beckham by adding lab-produced compounds of […]

UFC Won’t Punish Fighters For Cannabis Use In Policy Change

The UFC will no longer punish fighters for using marijuana in most cases, making a major change to its anti-doping policy. The world’s largest mixed martial arts promotion confirmed Thursday that it will no longer worry about positive tests for carboxy-THC, the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis, unless it believes a fighter used it intentionally to […]

Knee Injuries Forced Olympic Sprinter Michael Frater Into Retirement, But Cannabis Is Helping Him Get Back On His Feet

The world record holder has opened a medical cannabis dispensary in Jamaica. Sprinter Michael Frater represented Jamaica for more than a decade and was a member of the world record-setting 4×100 metres relay team from the 2012 London Olympics. But about five years ago, his knees started to give him trouble and, eventually, the injuries […]

Ex-Celtic Hero John Hartson Reveals He Is Treating Nagging Footie Injuries With Cannabis Oil

The former striker, 45, is flogging CBD and sweets online — and claims it dulls his agonising back aches. Hartson began taking the gummies five months ago and is now an ambassador for Supreme CBD. He said: “There’s few people in the game who have had more serious injuries than me. – Read the entire […]

NBA Will Not Be Testing Players For Cannabis This Season

The league stopped testing players for recreational drugs when play resumed in the Orlando bubble earlier this year. The National Basketball Association (NBA) will reportedly continue its policy of not testing players for cannabis when the 2020-2021 season begins later this month. Reporter Ben Dowsett broke the news in a series of tweets yesterday. The […]

Marijuana And Athletes – What You Should Know

Some users believe it helps them reach their fitness goals, while others appreciate the feeling of euphoria that helps them relax after training. It seems that cannabis has never attracted this much attention. After decades of being outlawed for no valid reason, many states have legalized it again. The positive campaign attracted many users and […]