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NFL Players Turn to Medical Cannabis for Pain

 

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One challenge the NFL faces is how to bring marijuana into the game as a pain reliever without condoning its use as a recreational drug. And facing a lawsuit filed on behalf of hundreds of former players complaining about the effects of prescription painkillers they say were pushed on them by team trainers and doctors, the NFL is looking for other ways to help players deal with the pain from a violent game.  Read more

AP | By EDDIE PELLS

Posted: 08/14/2014 2:26 pm EDT Updated: 10/14/2014 5:12 am EDT

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