Delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol, THC will remain on the banned substance list.
In late August, Joseph Schooling, Singapore’s only Olympic Champion was suspended, despite testing negative, Schooling’s omission has created a divided opinion within the State.
“Players Only is more than a cannabis brand. We truly have a unique opportunity to change the narrative around cannabis, empower rising entrepreneurs and set a new standard in this growing industry.”
“As a former pro athlete, I’ve got aches and pains and different stresses than before. Cannabis has helped with all that, safely.”
“I made an honest mistake and I hope that in your ruling, that it doesn’t end my life here.”
“Once I embraced the flow of the flower everything changed, Cannabis has helped me relax, sleep better, manage stress and heal physically after a lifetime of playing ball, and I look forward to sharing Papi Cannabis and my personal journey to help people understand its benefits.”
Re+Play, a performance-based wellness and recovery line of Harrington Wellness, in partnership with Avicanna announced a multi year partnership with the NBPA.
“I’ve had an incredible opportunity to play the game I love at the highest level. Unfortunately my career was cut short due to injuries. Cannabis and the health wellness program I created with a team of medical professionals provided significant relief and allowed me to get back my life without the reliance on opioids. In 2018 I was the first athlete in NFL league history to apply for therapeutic use exemption.”
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Chris Webber is Teaming Up to Run a $200 Million Fund to Support Social Equity Investments in Cannabis
In late June retired NBA Power Forward and Hall of Famer Chris Webber announced he was teaming up with Wall Street leaders to run a $200 million fund to support social equity investments in the cannabis industry in the state of New York. “I’m incredibly honored to work with New York’s esteemed officials to right […]
“Cannabis is a way of life. It creates unity, it opens pathways of understanding, it raises consciousness, and connects us to a higher purpose. Our mission is to create the highest quality of herbs and lifestyle products that elevate consciousness and culture…”
Leagues across the globe are shifting their stance on Cannabis. In the last two years, we’ve seen a steady adoption of new policies as well as the progression of CBD sponsorship in sport. On June 22nd, 2022 the MLB officially welcomed CBD sponsorship into professional baseball. Provisions include that any and all partners are […]
Cannabis brand Runners High partners with data firm MoreBetter to put on the second annual Runner’s High 5k. The Runners High 5K is the premier event for cannabis enthusiasts/advocates and athletes highlighting the need for cannabis.
NBA’s Green Thumb, Investors in Cannabis, Athlete Backed Brands Taking Over the Cannabis Industry. NBA Playoff Edition
“To me it clears the distractions out of your brain a little bit, settles you down, it’s like having a glass of wine.”
Ultimate Disc Makes History as the First Sport to Feature a Cannabis Logo on a Professional Sports Team Uniform
“We’re incredibly proud to be the first cannabis company to sponsor Colorado’s first professional ultimate disc team and hope this will drive a movement toward the acceptance of cannabis in professional sports”
“The ah-ha moment was getting sick from the other stuff and immediately noticing a dramatic difference when I consumed cannabis…”
“It was cool, I’m glad it happened because it finally broke that barrier and that stigma that you couldn’t play and all of this, it was a drug, it was this and that…”
WNBA champion and two-time Olympic Gold medalist, Brittney Griner was detained in Russia late February, after customs officials in Moscow found cannabis vape cartridges in her luggage. Brittney Griner is a WNBA legend who plays for the Phoenix Mercury, with career highlights that include; a WNBA Championship, two-time WNBA defensive player of the year, six-time […]
The NCAA has changed its policy to provide for a relaxed approach to cannabis and the amount of THC an athlete can have to trigger a positive test. In an effort to align with the World Anti-Doping Agency’s levels, the NCAA Committee on Competitive Safeguards and Medical Aspects of Sports have agreed to allow for […]
The NFL Awards $1 Million for Studies Investigating the Effects of Cannabinoids on Elite Football Athletes
In June 2021, the NFL made headlines pledging $1 Million dollars to cannabis research and on Feb the 1st, 2022, the NFL officially announced the recipients. Out of 106 proposals submitted, two teams from the University of San Diego and the University of Regina in Canada were selected by the NFL and the NFL Players […]
Retired NFL Icon, Super Bowl Champion and Mental Health Advocate, Darrelle Revis is putting cannabis, psychedelics and PTSD center stage.
Al Harrington, Founder of Viola Brand and cannabis advocate has led the charge for athletes around the world pushing a host of initiatives to the forefront. With an opportunity to shift the cannabis conversation and provide a much needed dose of education, Al Harrington joined Brandon Marshall, Chad Johnson, Chantel Tremitiere and D.J. Williams on […]
Billy Horschel has found the edge with CBD rejuvenating his career after incorporating the plant into his routine. Horschel saw a dramatic increase in his performance, from enduring six months without a top eight finish, to four top eight finishes in four months. Dealing with nagging injuries, inflammation and sleeping issues, Billy incorporated infused CBD […]
Cannabis advocate, MMA icon and the world’s first cannabis-sanctioned pro athlete, Elias Theodorou is fighting to break the stigma. In a historic moment Elias took home the victory for his team and cannabis athletes around the globe. Immediately after winning, Elias shared a message for his fans and the sports cannabis community on Instagram; “We […]
Empower Psychedelics was founded in 2020, focused on bridging the gap between athletes and first responders to address the global need for recovery solutions and alternative therapy options. Today, EMPOWER is dedicated to pushing sports psychedelics forward as well as developing research for first responders, athletes and individuals towards treatment opportunities for mental and physical […]
Retired Professional NBA Legend, Stephen Jackson is a huge cannabis advocate, and has never been shy about his cannabis use. “I smoked my whole career. I had a hell of a career, didn’t miss no games…” -S Jackson, Yahoo Sports He’s enjoyed a ton of success in the NBA, winning a championship in 2003 with […]
Danica Patrick’s Investing in CBD company BEAM
“In football you play with injuries. That’s just what you do…” – Justin Renfrow
Empower Psychedelics was founded by retired Rugby Player Jonathan Hill and retired Professional/Collegiate Hockey Player, First Responder Nigel Smith in May 2020. With a commitment to psychedelic science, they are on a mission to provide novel therapies to those who have experienced traumatic situations and injury. Today Empower Psychedelics is focused on bridging the gap […]
fourfive announced as the Exclusive Official Partner of Saracen’s Mens and Womens rugby teams as well as the Saracens Mavericks Netball Team.
His new brand aims to empower professionals, athletes and sports enthusiasts.
The National Basketball Association made headlines around the world passing on cannabis testing for a second straight season. Due to the unusual circumstances surrounding last year’s season, the NBA suspended all random tests for cannabis and shifted focus to random testing for performance-enhancing products. Many athletes hoped this would lead to a permanent change and on […]
As the cannabis industry continues to evolve, athletes, artists and professionals around the world are stressing the importance of keeping the conversation open, transparent and constant. In a recent live stream event heavy hitters Al Harrington, John Wall, Drake, Killer Mike and Ralo announced they had written a joint letter requesting President Biden to pardon […]
Earlier this year NBA rebounding legend Chris Webber teamed up with Jason Wild, Founder of JW Asset Management to launch a $100 million Cannabis Impact Fund. Chris played professional basketball for 15 years in the NBA. His career highlights include; leading the NBA in rebounds in 98’99, five NBA All Star appearances and an induction into […]
The multi country cannabis brand has partnered with the Black-owned cannabis school to provide equitable access to the cannabis industry through delivering high quality education to its community.
Prolific NBA icon Kevin Durant made waves across the world, announcing a collaborative content partnership with Weedmaps. Kevin Durant’s VC firm Thirty Five Ventures and Weedmaps are coming together to advocate for Cannabis and Sports as well as normalize the conversation through meaningful content initiatives. With Cannabis coming to the forefront and leagues adopting new […]
Gage Growth to Bring Popular Cookies Cannabis Brand into Canada
Retired NBA Pro, Cannabis advocate and entrepreneur Al Harrington is changing the game, adding Allen Iverson to the Viola Brand Roster in a multi year Partnership. Considered by many to be one of the Greatest Point Guards of All Time, retired NBA Legend Allen Iverson, is the latest athlete to join the cannabis industry, sharing […]
In early July, the Sports Cannabis community was dealt a massive blow when Sha’Carri Richardson was suspended from the Olympic Team for testing positive for cannabis. Despite ending all olympics dreams, her sports cannabis journey has just started. With an enormous outpouring of support from athletes, artists and companies, Sha’Carri Richardson has officially become the […]
The State of Nevada Rules Cannabis is not a performance enhancing drug.
Sha’Carri Richardson tests positive for THC and faces a one month suspension.
NCAA Legend, TEDx Speaker, Creative Entrepreneur, and Advocate, Darryl Reynold is moving Cannabis mountains pushing for change and normalization.
In recent Sports Cannabis NEWS, the NFL pledged 1 million dollars to cannabis research for pain relief.
Pro Golfer and an absolute legend on the green, Bubba Watson is advocating for CBD off the green and driving for change on a number of platforms.
NBA Champ, Klay Thompson’s splashing into the CBD/Cannabis Industry, teaming up with other elite athletes to create; Just Live.
Professional Motocross Racer, X Games Champion, Legend and Cannabis Advocate Tarah Gieger is speaking about her Cannabis routine and the role it’s playing in her life.
Australian Professional MMA Fighter and Cannabis Advocate Jessica-Rose Clark is fighting for normalization.
Pro American Drag Racer, Leah Pruett is fueling the CBD movement, advocating for cannabis on her platforms, spreading education and aligning as an athlete ambassador for a prominent CBD brand. “I live my life in motion. When I’m not behind the wheel, I’m wakeboarding, training, or traveling to the next event. cbdMD has the tools […]
The NFL’s slowly adapting to Cannabis.
Cannabis company EAZE , launched its first Non-Fungible Token (NFT) featuring NBA Champion, Cannabis Advocate, Entrepreneur and Podcast Host; Matt Barnes. All proceeds from the NFT sale are going to National Expungement Week, a POC-powered organization that provides access to relief, equity, and opportunity in communities affected by the WAR on DRUGS. “2021 is the 50th anniversary of […]
Professional Skateboarder, X Games Legend and World Champ Andy MacDonald has Cleared the CBD Gap.
WNBA Legend, 4 Time Olympic Gold Medalist Sue Bird joined the Portland CBD Company, Mendi Co. as an “Ambassador”. Despite the staunch stance of the WNBA, Sue has incorporated CBD into her life “carefully”. “I believe in CBD…Even though it is on the ban list for the WNBA, it is not for the Olympics so […]
Retired NBA Legend Baron Davis joined a star studded team, backing L.A. based weed soda company CANN.
Our team loves cycling!! With a weekly target of 300KM – CBD helps us recover and feel refreshed all year round.
Retired NBA Pro, 8-Time NBA Champ and Coach of the Golden State Warriors, Steve Kerr is also an advocate for cannabis.
Keir Dillon has achieved New Heights with CBD. Today he’s sharing his journey and advocating for transparency and education.
UFC Legend & Cannabis advocate, Nate Diaz continues to make waves within the Sports Cannabis World.
Viola Brands has announced a strategic partnership between Viola Brands and Avicanna Inc.
Professional Boxer, Champion and Legend Floyd Mayweather stays undefeated taking on Cannabis in 2021.
Icelandic World Deadlift Record Holder Thor Bjornsson has found the edge with CBD.
Retired NBA Legend Gary Payton a.k.a. The Glove officially has his own cannabis strain.
Retired NBA Legend, Isiah Thomas is Investing in Cannabis.
Athletes around the world have started to take part in a Global Sports Cannabis Movement.
Tony Hawk has aligned with other extreme athletes to share their journeys, the injuries, anxiety and strain, advocating for CBD, a clean healing modality.