Category Archives: Sports

Rugby Stars In CBD Funding Deal

A company set up by two Scottish rugby internationals to provide an alternative to mainstream painkillers has secured its first external investor after reporting a surge in sales due to “covanxiety”. Alex Stewart, a founding partner of Clyde Blowers Capital, has put an undisclosed amount of cash into Pure Sport CBD in a deal said […]

Enhancing Athletic Performance With Cannabis

It can reduce anxiety, promote healing, and relax the body and mind. Here are some other ways athletes use cannabis to enhance performance. Anna Symonds, Education and Partnership Manager for East Fork Cultivars, has been a rugby player for 18 years and attributes a lot of her longevity as a professional athlete to cannabis. While […]

Medical Cannabis Trial Underway For Australian Football Players With Chronic Pain

Each of the patients, who were taking at least 60-milligrams of morphine a day for chronic pain, showed “significant improvement” in pain interference scores. For Australian football player Ryan Gale, his previous years of athletic glory have been replaced by a harsh new reality. Gales lives with chronic pain due to his injuries and required […]

How Two High-Performance Athletes Are Challenging Cannabis Stereotypes

Rachael Rapinoe and Anna Symonds are working to bust up myths and lay a new foundation. Rachael Rapinoe, sister of U.S. soccer star Megan Rapinoe and the CEO of Mendi, an Oregon-based, women-owned CBD company, is clear about her vision. “We want to be the world’s most trusted sports CBD brand,” Rapinoe tells The GrowthOp […]

Why Some Athletes Are Turning To Cannabis To Help Them Train

“With my injuries getting so stacked against me for a while, cannabis became quite a part of my daily regimen”. This coming October, I’ll be completing my third half marathon — fingers crossed. Considering that I could barely run one kilometer when I first started jogging six years ago, I am pretty proud of myself. […]

Stigma Versus Science: Cannabis In The NBA

May 5, 2015: Basketball demigod Kevin Durant – in his eighth season, with eight All-Star appearances – steps out of a club on the Sunset Strip, resplendent in pre-billionaire bling and ripped jeans, and opens the door of his SUV. Out pops a bottle full of fat, gold-frosted buds. A companion of Durant, wearing a […]