NFL Seeks Right Answer For Medical Marijuana Use

"It's not, let's go smoke a joint," retired NFL defensive lineman Marvin Washington said. "It's, what if you could take something that helps you heal faster from a concussion, that prevents your equilibrium from being off for two weeks and your eyesight for being off for four weeks?"

Marijuana is casting an ever-thickening haze across NFL locker rooms, and it’s not simply because more players are using it. As attitudes toward the drug soften, and science slowly teases out marijuana’s possible benefits for concussions and other injuries, the NFL is reaching a critical point in navigating its tenuous relationship with what is recognized Read the full article…

The NFL Would Consider Medical Marijuana For Use In Treating Concussions

Roger Goodell is open to the idea of using weed to stem the league’s growing concussion issue.

Weed. People smoke it. Some people smoke it illegally, some people smoke it for medical reasons, and some people are now allowed to smoke it recreationally, like this former Marine in Denver. NFL players are not allowed to smoke weed (though some do anyway) even if they live in Colorado or Washington State, because weed is bad. Read the full article…