CMCR chosen by NFL to study effects of cannabis in sports related inuries in elite athletes

The NFL has awarded CMCR researchers funding to conduct a randomized, double-blind clinical trial that will assess the therapeutic efficacy of cannabis on soft tissue injuries of professional rugby players.

Read UC San Diego's News Center press release Later hit: Does cannabis ease pain, speed recovery in injured athletes?

Further media coverage

February 8, 2022 - San Diego Union Tribune - NFL gives UC San Diego $500K to study whether cannabis helps athletes manage pain

February 3, 2022 - NBC San Diego - Why the NFL gave UC San Diego half a million dollars to study cannabis as a treatment for injuries

February 2, 2022 - KPBS - NFL awards $1 million to fund cannabis pain research, including at UCSD

February 2, 2022 - ABC 10News - UCSD chosen by NFL for pain management and cannabis study

February 1, 2022 - AP News - NFL awards $1 million for 2 studies on cannabinoids effects

February 1, 2022 - National Football League - NFL awards $1 million to study impact of cannabis and CBD on pain management