CBD oil, which is derived from marijuana plants, has made its way into corners of the athletic community as a pain management option. Photo: ShutterstockCBD oil, which is derived from marijuana plants, has made its way into corners of the athletic community as a pain management option. Photo: Shutterstock
CBD oil, which is derived from marijuana plants, has made its way into corners of the athletic community as a pain management option. Photo: Shutterstock

CBD oil potential game changer for athletes, ushering in wave of medical marijuana treatments

  • While the medical community has yet to fully study the potential benefits of CBD oil for pain management, many athletes are already touting its benefits as superior to opioids and traditional medication
  • Major sporting leagues, such as the NBA and NFL, remain opposed to CBD oil and marijuana

Topic |   Wellness
CBD oil, which is derived from marijuana plants, has made its way into corners of the athletic community as a pain management option. Photo: ShutterstockCBD oil, which is derived from marijuana plants, has made its way into corners of the athletic community as a pain management option. Photo: Shutterstock
CBD oil, which is derived from marijuana plants, has made its way into corners of the athletic community as a pain management option. Photo: Shutterstock
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