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The Use of Cannabis for Athlete Health and Performance

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Join the Exercise & Sport Science Initiative (ESSI) for a seminar focused on the use of cannabis for athlete health and performance. Experts will discuss the current regulation of cannabis use in sports, why medical cannabis was proposed to treat chronic and acute pain as an alternative to other treatment strategies, how CBD and THC affect mental, physical, and athletic performance, and the molecular mechanisms that explain how CBD, THC, and how THC are metabolized depending on how they’re administered (e.g. topical, oral or inhalation). They also discuss where the future of medical cannabis use in elite sports.

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