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NFL, NFLPA to fund research into pain treatment...

Klaatu : 6/9/2021 10:24 am
Including medical marijuana.

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The pain management committee of the NFL and the NFL Players Association will provide $1 million in funding for research into pain management and cannabinoids, the committee announced Tuesday.

The request for proposal is the next step in the NFL's shift on the use of marijuana by players, some of whom have long maintained that it was safer for them to use marijuana to treat pain than to take prescription medication...



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I’ll save them the money  
Ben in Tampa : 6/9/2021 11:02 am : link
Let them smoke pot
RE: I’ll save them the money  
Capt. Don : 6/9/2021 11:39 am : link
In comment 15283034 Ben in Tampa said:
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Let them smoke pot


100%
RE: I’ll save them the money  
Sec 103 : 6/9/2021 12:23 pm : link
In comment 15283034 Ben in Tampa said:
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Let them smoke pot


LOL... Better than the crap they used to inject them on the sidelines in the 60's, 70's and probably today...
Wow $1 million  
Knineteen : 6/9/2021 1:27 pm : link
that should cover the first week of research...
It seems like this is  
pjcas18 : 6/9/2021 1:40 pm : link
a go through the motions exercise this study has been done (with varying results), but it will probably serve to remove marijuana from the banned substances list avoiding inevitable issues for players who live or play in states were recreational marijuana is legal.

obviously the NFL can still ban it, like they have, but it's probably something the NFLPA is fighting for and so many players probably use it already, it would be an easy chip for the league to offer next CBA (or sooner) - in a quid pro quo for an 18th game or something like that
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Klaatu : 6/9/2021 2:57 pm : link
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