NHL Alumni to Study Medical Marijuana For Brain Injuries

Although the use of medical marijuana is not yet accepted in the world of sports medicine (the higher-ups keep complaining that it is mostly illegal and there isn’t enough research for this to happen) that hasn’t stopped products of the old school from rising up to take charge of the situation. Now that Canada is a fully legal cannabis country, the NHL Alumni Association has decided to embark on an exploratory journey to learn more about how marijuana might be able to benefit players.

To do this, the NHL alumni has partnered with cannabis industry giants Canopy Growth, which is funding the double-blind, randomized study consisting of more than 100 retired hockey players, in an attempt to see if certain medical marijuana components are powerful enough to combat brain injuries. If the results are

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