Organizers of the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics want foreign athletes to know that they will be punished if they try to bring cannabis to, or use cannabis in, Japan.

Thanks in part to the NFL’s announcement it would study cannabis as a pain management tool, the intersection of marijuana and professional sports has entered the mainstream as of late.

More than 150 current and former athletes signed a letter sent to the World Anti-Doping Agency, asking the organization to remove marijuana from its list of prohibited substances.

With talks of a new collective bargaining agreement underway, the NFL and NFL Players Association have agreed to form two new joint medical committees, partly to study marijuana as a potential pain-management tool for NFL players.

“For too long, I’ve watched my teammates and good friends battle with opioid addiction and leave the game with a long road still ahead; it’s time to make a change.”

Eight out of 10 marijuana users in states where cannabis is legal say they partake in the drug shortly before or after exercise, and most report that it motivates them to work out, helps them enjoy exercise more and improves their recovery, according to surprising new CU Boulder research.

A THC high is widely considered similar to that of the "runner's high" that long-distance runners feel well into their sets. 

When players from the Stanley Cup winning team skate off the ice after their final game in June, they will head to the dressing room and, in keeping with tradition, they will uncork bottles of champagne. In seasons to come, players might be smoking weed to celebrate their success.

A new study published in the medical journal Frontiers in Public Health has found that consuming cannabis may help motivate users to exercise and improve their workouts.

In his first radio interview since retiring, former Cowboys star David Irving opened up about his quest to change the NFL’s stance on medicinal marijuana.

Policing cannabis consumption certainly isn't as much of an issue in the PGA Tour as it is in other professional sports leagues like the NBA or NFL. However, that doesn't mean players are never reprimanded for cannabis use.

An increasing number of retired professional athletes are turning for cannabis for pain relief and a new career.

CBD may help by reducing inflammation, soreness, and pain.

According to Pro Football Talk, the NFL is prepared to adopt a more lenient substance abuse policy in its next collective bargaining agreement, especially as it relates to marijuana.

The NHL Alumni Association (NHLAA) announced a research partnership with Canadian cannabis producers Canopy Growth to explore the potential for medical marijuana as a concussion treatment.