Professional athletes

Gavin Martin

Cannabis Use: US Professional Athletes Face Penalties Despite Legalization

US professional athletes face penalties for cannabis use despite its legalization. The article explores the conflicting perspectives, potential influence of institutional racism, and efforts by domestic sports leagues. Changes in larger rules, federal rescheduling, and harmonization of state laws are necessary for a fair approach. Therapeutic exemptions can protect athletes requiring medical cannabis use. Find out more about the need for change in cannabis policies in professional sports.

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