Cannabis

FIGHTLAND

Kelvin Gastelum Gets a Win Overturned for Smoking Weed Because Everyone Is Dumb

Please stop pretending marijuana is a performance-enhancing drug.
Jeff Harder
5.8.17
Sports

Using Weed to Save Football: Chasing Strains (Part 2)

In this 3-part series, Kyle Turley takes us on his journey to to deal with the damaging effects of football through the use of marijuana.
VICE Sports
5.2.17
Sports

Using Weed to Save Football: Chasing Strains (Part 2)

In this 3-part series, Kyle Turley takes us on his journey to to deal with the damaging effects of football through the use of marijuana.
VICE Sports
4.27.17
420

Using Weed to Save Football: Chasing Strains (Part 1)

Chasing Strains is a 3-part series exploring the potential applications of medical marijuana in sports through the journey of Kyle Turley, a retired All-Pro offensive lineman suffering from pre-CTE symptoms.
VICE Sports
4.24.17
FIGHTLAND

Confessions of an English Ganja-Smoking Nak Muay

In the life of a Fightland writer, or an aging nak muay farang, a week without weed is simply not worth contemplating.
Alexander Reynolds
4.20.17
420

Using Weed to Save Football: Chasing Strains Ep. 1

After taking a laundry list of pharmaceutical drugs to deal with the associated issues, Kyle found marijuana to be the best available treatment for the problems that he was facing. In this episode, we meet Kyle and see the beginning of his journey.
VICE Sports
4.20.17
420

How Bob Arum Wound Up in ‘The Marijuana Affair,’ a 70s Movie About Weed

We talk to the 85-year-old promoter about being boxing's biggest cannabis advocate, drug test reform in sports, and how he ended up playing a villain in a little-known Jamaican film back in 1975.
Corey Erdman
4.20.17
Cannabis

A Tribute To All The Soccer Players Busted For Smoking Weed

From Chris Armstrong to Roberto Mancini, David Hillier to Lee Bowyer, there have been many footballers who have enjoyed a toke. Inevitably, some of them have been caught along the way.
Will Magee
4.19.17
FIGHTLAND

Nevada Athletic Commission Won't Come After Nate Diaz for Vaping

Now we’re just waiting for word from the US Anti-Doping Agency.
Josh Rosenblatt
9.8.16
FIGHTLAND

In Loss and Vape Smoke, Nate Diaz Still Endures

"I'm supposed to have been fired already 20 times from this organization, and look where I'm at now."
Jeff Harder
8.22.16
FIGHTLAND

US Judo Star Nick Delpopolo Avenges Pot Brownie 'Disgrace' at the Olympics

Four years after accidental pot brownie consumption got him kicked out of the London Olympic Games, Nick Delpopolo has returned to his sport's biggest stage to redeem himself. It's going pretty well so far.
Sarah Kurchak
8.8.16