The National Football League is giving UC San Diego $500,000 to study whether cannabis can be effectively used to help athletes manage pain from injuries and to recover more quickly. The research will be done on professional rugby players and will involve administering THC, the primary psychoactive compound in cannabis, and cannabidiol (CBD), the second most-active ingredient.
NFL gives UC San Diego $500K to study whether cannabis helps athletes manage pain
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune
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