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Former Philadelphia Eagles Player Gets Into Medical-Marijuana Business

Former Philadelphia Eagles Player Gets Into Medical-Marijuana Business

Former Philadelphia Eagles Player Gets Into Medical-Marijuana Business

Former Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Lito Sheppard is getting into the medical-marijuana business in Pennsylvania, according to a March 28, 2017, article at Philly.com.

Eugene Monroe

Former NFL Player Begins Column For The Cannabist

Medical marijuana advocate and former Baltimore Ravens player Eugene Monroe published his first column for The Cannabist on Aug. 1, 2016. “On a mission to get the NFL to accept cannabinoids as a viable option for pain,” says part of Monroe’s biographical information at the end of the column. The Baltimore Ravens released Monroe in June 2016.

Jim McMahon

Jim McMahon Advocates Marijuana as Opioid Alternative

Jim McMahon, quarterback for the Chicago Bears when the team won Super Bowl XX, spoke in favor of marijuana use last week at the Cannabis World Congress and Business Expo in New York City. McMahon, on a panel with other former NFL players, said marijuana works as a painkiller for football-related injuries, and it is far less dangerous than opioids.


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