NFLer Appeals To Twitter Fans For Marijuana Research

Last night, the NFL took a step toward recognizing the severe health ramifications of playing professional football. Jeff Miller - the NFL's Senior Vice President for Health recognized that the contact sport can lead to CTE (Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy), a degenerative brain condition that could be treatable with cannabis. Baltimore Ravens offensive tackle Eugene Monroe - who called on the league to rethink its ban on marijuana last week - wasted no time making that connection.

He took to Twitter to inform fans about the situation and called on his peers to donate money to life-saving research for athletes and people in general:

h/t CBS Sports

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The late-John Wayne's 2,000 acre California ranch was listed for sale earlier this year with an asking price of $8 million. And while the site could be used for anything from planting a vineyard to raising cattle, the real estate agent promoting the site thinks it'd also be perfect for cannabis cultivation. Finding a buyer for Wayne's old ranch hasn't been easy as the property has been listed and unlisted in the past.