Category Archives: Sports

Ex-NFL star Calvin Johnson’s bid for marijuana business denied over traffic tickets

(courtesy Wikimedia Commons) Former NFL superstar Calvin Johnson wants to join Michigan’s new legal marijuana industry, but his bid has been blocked over some old traffic violations. Johnson and his former Detroit Lions teammate Rob Sims’ application for prequalification for a marijuana dispensary, grow operation and marijuana processing facility was denied due to an old […]

Cannabis Meets Curling at Canada’s Inaugural ‘Bongspiel’

A Canadian curling league is set to embrace legalization this winter as it hosts what could be the country’s first-ever Bongspiel. Hosted by the Wiarton & District Curling Club in the Ontario town best known for its prognosticating groundhog, the 420-friendly curling event will take place on Jan. 26. Bongspiel co-convenor Ted Ratcliffe tells Leafly it’s an idea […]

Canadian marijuana legalization won’t alter NHL policy

(via Flickr.com/mark6mauno) As marijuana legalization is set to be introduced throughout Canada this week, the National Hockey League seems like it will stand pat on their already lenient drug policy. The NHL and NHL Players’ Association have no intention to change their joint drug-testing policy as Canada is poised to become the largest country to […]

Retired NFL star Martellus Bennett on possibility of comeback: ‘I wouldn’t pass the drug test’

(via Wikimedia Commons) Former NFL star Martellus Bennett isn’t concerned about coming back to the game due to his marijuana use. The retired ex-Patriot recently admitted on Twitter that he wouldn’t even pass the league’s drug test even if he did decide to return, reports the New England Sports Network. Bennett responded to a die-hard […]

What Are You Smoking? Episode 56: Ricky Williams Talks Cannabis, Wellness, and Astrology

What Are You Smoking? is hosted by a rotating cast of Leafly’s cannabis experts—Will Hyde, Bailey Rahn, Emily Resling, and Dante Jordan. Tune in every Wednesday to hear activists, entrepreneurs, farmers, processors, and figures from from all corners of the cannabis world weigh in on the latest developments in the industry, what’s coming next, and of […]

Kick Off Football Season With KandyPens

The NFL season is officially underway, and if you want to be ready for some football this year, having a vaporizer you can rely on any given Sunday is an absolute must. No matter how you want to watch the game—socializing with friends, tailgating in the parking lot, or enjoying the low-maintenance comfort of your […]

NBA Player Kenneth Faried Arrested with Two Ounces of Weed in New York

One of New York’s newest athletes could already be in some scorching hot water, a little less than two months after his initial arrival. Kenneth Faried, who spent his first seven seasons as a member of the Denver Nuggets before he was traded to the Brooklyn Nets as part of a massive salary dump, was […]

Russia will allow medically prescribed marijuana, cocaine, and heroin at 2018 World Cup

(via Wikipedia) Fans of the Beautiful Game will be allowed to enhance their 2018 FIFA World Cup experience with weed, coke, and heroin, if they have a valid medical reason. Attendants of this year’s World Cup competition in Russia can legally bring marijuana, cocaine, and heroin into Russian stadiums hosting the event as long as […]

Watch: Nate Diaz tries to light a joint on live UFC TV event

UFC star Nate Diaz was seen enjoying a recent live television event with the help of a good old-fashioned marijuana joint. The 32-year-old fighter from Stockton was in the audience of a live UFC event held in Austin on Sunday, and began to light an expertly crafted joint right as the camera cut away. Diaz […]