With So Many Concussions In The NFL, We Need To Respect Cannabis For Treatment, Recovery

By Denise Vidot, Tampa Bay Times on November 19, 2022

Cannabis has been shown to reduce inflammation and assist in rebuilding connections within the brain (neuroplasticity) that were damaged via concussion or during recovery.

How many concussions do we need to witness before a treatment regimen that includes cannabis takes hold?

Despite the NFL’s $1 million investment in studying cannabis’ potential for improving post-concussion outcomes — and the conclusive evidence of its benefits — the league has yet to implement comprehensive policies allowing for its use in treatment and recovery, even though the incidence of concussions continues to rise.

– Read the entire article at Tampa Bay Times.