POT TV – Al Harrington and David Stern discuss cannabis’s past and future in professional sports.
Professional sports has played a unique role in social change, both opening venues and doggedly holding back progress. Fortunately on cannabis the tide seems to be turning.
As the NFL looks for solutions to an intense chronic traumatic encephalopathy problem, and the toll of pharmaceutical solutions is apparent across all leagues, the NBA seems primed to lead the way on a natural solution to the demands of professional athletics. Cannabis’s efficacy extends far beyond pain-relief and anti-inflammatory properties, and may both extend careers and protect retired athletes.