The NFL Should Be Investing In Marijuana Research If It Wants To Survive


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The National Football League has survived more public relations crises in the past year than most multi-billion dollar organizations endure in a decade. Yet the greatest existential threat to the NFL — if not to the existence of football itself — still remains Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, or “CTE.”

In 2013, a team of researchers in Brazil showed that Cannabidiol has the ability to regenerate brain cells in mice, specifically in the areas of the brain attributed to depression, anxiety, and chronic stress—the symptoms of CTE.

Source:  Forbes | SportsMoney | The NFL Should Be Investing In Marijuana Research If It Wants To Survive

 

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