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  1. Ron Strider

    Philippines: 'Medical Marijuana Bill Gets Boost From NBA's Kerr, Towns'

    National Basketball Association (NBA) superstars are endorsing and issuing testimonies on the medical benefits of regulated marijuana use, something the principal author of the medical marijuana bill vowed to cite and present during plenary debates on the measure. Isabela Rep. Rodito Albano...
  2. Ron Strider

    NBA Responds To Former Commissioner's Comments About Marijuana Use

    Former NBA Commissioner David Stern suggested that the league should remove marijuana from the NBA's banned substances list, but a representative from the league said Wednesday that it's not going to happen. NBA executive vice president of communications Mike Bass said the league had no...
  3. Ron Strider

    NBA Stance On Marijuana 'Remains Unchanged' After David Stern Remarks

    Former NBA commissioner David Stern may have had serious influence on the league for 30 years, but that's not the case anymore – at least when it comes to marijuana. In a documentary produced by Uninterrupted, titled "The Concept of Cannabis," Stern said he believes marijuana "probably should...
  4. Ron Strider

    Al Harrington Opens Up About Becoming A Cannabis Entrepreneur

    Al Harrington sits down with former NBA commissioner David Stern to discuss weed use. Former NBA player (and Big3 League champion) Al Harrington recently linked up with Uninterrupted to produce a 14-minute documentary which takes a look at his cannabis extract company. In the doc, Harrington...
  5. Ron Strider

    Zach Randolph Could Be Banned By NBA If Convicted Of Felony Marijuana Charge

    Former Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph could face similar penalties ex-teammate O.J. Mayo received in terms of being banned from the NBA for violation of the league's anti-drug policy. Randolph was arrested Wednesday and charged with “intent to sell” marijuana in Los Angeles. TMZ...
  6. Ron Strider

    Adam Silver: No Need To Change NBA's Marijuana Policy

    A fifth of NBA teams – Nuggets, Trail Blazers, Lakers, Celtics, Warriors, Kings and Celtics – play in a state with legalized recreational marijuana. Many more play in a state that allows medical marijuana. And it’s trending toward more teams playing in places that permit marijuana. Yet, the NBA...
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    CA: NBA Champ John Salley Scheduled To Discuss Legal Marijuana Business In SF

    As more athletes become aware of the benefits of medical marijuana, former NBA center John Salley has already extolled the virtues of cannabis for years. While notable NBA figures such as Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr and former Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders have brought...
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    Chauncey Billups Says Marijuana Can Help Players

    Chauncey Billups, Tracy McGrady, Jalen Rose and Michelle Beadle discussed the NBA's marijuana policy on NBA Countdown this week. The three former players basically said the same thing: The NBA should change its policy, especially taking into account the fact that marijuana could be a safer...
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    Phil Jackson Is Latest NBA Legend To Talk About Recent Marijuana Use

    As you probably know, Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr recently admitted to smoking marijuana 18 months ago when he was recovering from chronic back pain. While Kerr said it didn't sit well with him at the time, he explained how he hopes professional sports leagues will eventually...
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    Former NBA Player Jay Williams Says 75 To 80 Percent Of Current Players Use Marijuana

    During an interview back in 2013, former NBA player Jay Williams talked about the culture shock he experienced when he first entered the league. According to him, all sorts of wild stuff used to happen on the Bulls' bench–and that included some of his teammates showing up for games high...