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Why Former NBA Star Al Harrington is Betting On Cannabis

The athlete is working to get sports leagues to embrace cannabis and CBD as a valuable resource for healing.
Source: Courtesy of Al Harrington
Courtesy of Al Harrington

Pro athletes have surely snuck in their fair share of , but their leagues’ official rules have all been the same: The , the , MLB, and other major sports leagues forbid usage. That’s something Al Harrington is trying to change. He spent 16 years in the NBA, from 1998 to 2014, and now occupies two worlds. He’s a player in the upstart BIG3 basketball

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