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Sunday, August 4, 2019
SPORTS: Current State of Cannabis Use in Sports, Last updated: June 21, 2019
While cannabis legalization in Canada and some states in the U.S. may have opened doors to further research into the plant’s health benefits, one area where it is still not accepted is in professional sports leagues—for now.
"A growing number of professional athletes are coming forward as cannabis advocates, pushing for softer penalties or none at all for using the drug, and highlighting its benefits for pain relief compared to current options, such as opioids."