Report: Cannabis Removed from NBA Drug Testing Protocols

Cannabis has been removed from the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) drug testing program under a tentative Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), according to a report from The Athletic. The CBA still needs to be ratified by players and team governors before being finalized. Cannabis testing for NBA players has been suspended for the past three seasons …

Olympics keeps marijuana ban after review prompted by Sha’Carri Richardson suspension

Marijuana use will remain banned at sports events after the World Anti-Doping Agency on Friday resisted calls to change its status on the list of prohibited substances. The agency was asked to review the status of THC — the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis — after the case of United States sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson, who could not …

Dwyane Wade Announces Limited-Edition Cannabis Line With Jeeter

The 13-time All-Star and 3-time NBA Champion basketball player Dwyane Wade has announced a limited-edition cannabis line with the California weed brand Jeeter. The drop includes 3 exclusive strains and is available in a unique book format that echoes the recent release of Wade’s photographic memoir, Dwyane. Each preroll pack will also come with a copy of the memoir.

Heisman Trophy Winner Ricky Williams Launches ‘Highsman’ Cannabis Brand

Another well known athlete enters the cannabis business. This time it’s former NFL running back and Heisman trophy winner, Ricky Williams with his Highsman brand. Williams was suspended five times during his NFL career for violating the league’s substance abuse policy, missing two full seasons. In March, the NFL announced it would end suspensions for positive cannabis …

Former NBA star Chris Webber opening $175M cannabis ‘compound’ in Detroit

Former NBA super star Chris Webber has announced that he’s opening a multimillion-dollar cannabis “compound” in his native city of Detroit. What’s this with sports stars and cannabis? And NBA athletes, in particular.

NBA’s Allen Iverson Joins Al Harrington’s Cannabis Company, Says They Are ‘About To Change The Game’

NBA Hall of Fame Allen Iverson has joined Viola, a purpose-driven cannabis brand co-founded by basketball great Al Harrington. Iverson is the latest in a long line of celebrities and high sports getting into the cannabis business. As Viola’s talent partner, Iverson will continue to build on many of Harrington’s business initiatives, leading the drop …

Nevada Declares Marijuana Not Performance Enhancing—Legalizes Cannabis Use For MMA Athletes

Are you a weed loving boxer or MMA fighter? Life just got a lot easier for you in the state of Nevada. The Nevada state Athletic Commission voted recently to lift its longtime ban on athletes using marijuana, opening the door for boxers and mixed-martial artists competing on the sport’s biggest stage to freely and openly use …

Is Marijuana a Performance-Enhancing Drug?

Sha’Carri Richardson will miss her main event at the Tokyo Olympics for smoking weed. But it’s not even clear that marijuana is a peformance enhancing drug.


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