Baltimore Raven’s Eugene Monroe recently transcended the barriers of the NFL’s position on cannabis by donating $80,000 to the Realm of Caring. His donation will go toward furthering research into how cannabinoids can help prevent CTE. Since March, the non-profit Realm of Caring and CW Botanicals have been running a campaign designed to raise money and awareness about the health ramifications of a career in sports.
Cannabinoids in the NFL
The campaign, When the Bright Lights Fade, enlisted several former NFL players who discuss their experienc
es with concussions. The campaign’s goal is to raise $100,000 to support research at Johns Hopkins University into how cannabinoids, specifically CBD, can help prevent against chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). 2 weeks ago, Baltimore Raven Eugene Monroe made a visit to the Colorado Springs-based Realm of Caring and before his departure, he pledged $80,000 to support the campaign.
Currently, the NFL considers cannabis as one of its banned substances…