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Huffington Post: NFL Players Use Marijuana To ‘Cope With The Pain’ As League Drug Rules Draw Scrutiny

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Medical Marijuana Inc. was mentioned in an article by Huffington Post that discussing the idea that NFL players can use marijuana to cope with pain that comes as a result from playing in their league.

Different medicines work differently from person to person,” Vandrey said. “There’s pretty good science that shows marijuana does have pain relieving properties. Whether it’s a better pain reliever than the other things available has never been evaluated.”

Washington, who is part of the concussion lawsuit, is working with a bio-pharmaceutical and phyto-medical company called KannaLife Sciences, which recently received licensing from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop a drug to treat concussions using derivatives from medical marijuana.

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