Current and former National Football League (USA) players are participating in a study on a potential opioid alternative – cannabis oil, made in the Bay Area – to help alleviate the pain brought about by a football career. Injuries like those suffered by retired offensive tackle Kyle Turley often come with a lifetime of pain, usually treated by opiates. “I need a new right hip, I need two right knees. I have got a plate and ten screws in my right ankle,“ said Turley. “I am bone-on-bone in every joint.” (more)
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