The Science That Justifies Marijuana In The NFL And NBA

By now you’ve probably heard that last month former NFL player Kyle Turley rejected painkillers from his NFL club and turned instead to marijuana, after which the addictive fog of prior painkillers lifted and life changed for the better.[1]

You probably then heard about two weeks ago that current Buffalo Bills offensive linemen Seantrel Henderson received a 10-game suspension for his use of marijuana to relieve the chronic pain from Crohn’s disease, an inflammatory bowel malady. In January, 1-½ feet of his colon were removed and he later had surgery to reattach his intestines. During the interim, Henderson wore a dreaded ileostomy bag and lost 50 pounds.

OAKLAND, CA – NOVEMBER 03: Head coach Steve Kerr of the Golden State Warriors talks to the referee during a game against the Oklahoma City Thunder at ORACLE Arena on November 3, 2016 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images)

And days ago, you heard that Golden State Warriors Coach Steve Kerr admitted he took marijuana to mitigate the pain from two back surgeries. read more at


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