Category Archives: Sports

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 […]

WWE “Ahead Of The Curve” When It Comes To Cannabis, Says Jim Ross

“I think marijuana should be legal and it should be taxed.” In a recent episode of the wrestling podcast, Grilling JR, long-time wrestling commentator Jim Ross said World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) was “ahead of the curve” with respect to cannabis reform. In 2008, WWE reformed its approach to cannabis and opted to test wrestlers for […]

Retired Athletes Jumping High Into The Cannabis Industry

Cannabis, by any name, has long been abhorred in the world of professional sports. But, times are changing. Prior to this year, the drug had been on the banned substance list of every major sports association save the National Hockey League. While marijuana remains on the list, the NBA initially elected to suspend testing players […]

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 […]

CBD Use in the Military, Sports, and UFC sports

CBD products are typically used to relieve pain or help with anxiety, depression, and sleep disorders. Although CBD benefits are impressive, CBD use still causes controversy among different societies. While CBD consumption is federally legal in the US (if the product contains less than 0.3% THC), some states have proposed restrictions on buyers. People still […]

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 […]

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 […]