Category Archives: Sports

Toronto Maple Leafs Suing Snoop’s Cannabis Brand Over Logo

The Toronto Maple Leafs are a pretty good NHL team, but they are picking a fight with an opponent they might find tougher than the Philadelphia Flyers? The Toronto hockey team has reportedly filed a motion against multi-talented entertainer Snoop Dogg for copyright infringement. Snoop has collaborated with Canadian cannabis giant Canopy Growth to develop and market […]

Watch the medical marijuana Super Bowl ad banned by CBS

Photo by David Downs A Super Bowl advertisement detailing how cannabis can save lives has been rejected by CBS, but viewers can judge the controversial clip for themselves. The commercial, produced by Acreage Holdings, focuses on three people who depend on medical marijuana to improve their daily quality of life. It explains how a young […]

CBS Rejects Plans to Air Cannabis Commercial During Super Bowl 2019

CBS has turned down a cannabis company’s plans to air a medical marijuana advocacy commercial during the Super Bowl, according to media reports. Acreage Holdings, a firm with licensed cannabis cultivation, processing, and dispensary operations in 15 states, had hoped to run the television advertisement during coverage of the NFL championship game on Feb. 3. […]

Professional Skateboarder Suspended After Testing Positive for Weed

Pro skateboarder Cory Scott Juneau today officially accepted sanctions after testing positive for cannabis. Although his period of suspension is technically complete, thanks to a reduction in suspension length, Juneau is reportedly the first American skateboarder to receive a suspension for having THC in his system. Cory Juneau Suspended for THC Earlier today, the U.S. […]

Mike Tyson plans to host a marijuana-friendly music festival in California

(image courtesy Mike Tyson on Facebook) Mike Tyson’s newly acquired cannabis ranch will be the backdrop for yet another major California music festival. The former heavyweight boxing champ has announced that the first Kind Music Festival will take place Feb. 23 at the Tyson Ranch Resort, reports the Press-Enterprise. According to the event’s official website, […]

Watch: Mike Tyson admits to smoking marijuana before fighting Andrew Golota

(image courtesy Mike Tyson on Facebook) Mike Tyson revealed that he was stoned on pot during one of the most impressive fights of his career. The boxing legend opened up about using cannabis in a recent interview on the Dan Patrick Show, which he admits to smoking marijuana “all my life, basically.” He goes on […]

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 […]