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Longtime NBA coach has found weed in retirement

Don Nelson rode his “Nellie Ball” brand to a regular-season record 1,335 NBA coaching wins over 31 seasons. Now he has another brand — a strain of marijuana called “Nellie Kush.” “Oh, it’s great. Great stuff,’’ the retired coaching legend, now 77, told The New York Times, describing the weed he grows for personal use at his retirement home on Maui. …

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David Stern Reverses Stance, Says Medical Marijuana Should Be Allowed in NBA

David Stern Reverses Stance, Says Medical Marijuana Should Be Allowed in NBA Former NBA Commissioner David Stern is calling for the league to reverse its medical marijuana policy. Speaking to former Indiana Pacers swingman Al Harrington as part of an UNINTERRUPTED feature released Wednesday, Stern said he believes the NBA should allow the use of medical marijuana in states where it is already legalized. …

Pain Relief and Recovery in Sports…Using THC

      Marijuana can relieve pain and improve athletic recovery. Athletes are openly using marijuana for pain relief and as a non-performance-boosting recovery aid, but it’s still illegal in sports. It’s benefits—physical and mental, pre- and post-workout. Users experience mild, short-term euphoria but also, at times, anxiety, thanks to a cannabinoid called tetrahydrocannabinol, aka THC. 28 states including the …