The Growth Op: How Dr. Damas became a leading cannabis physician for athletes

As the NFL and other sports leagues are increasingly looking for new ways to reduce painkiller usage, cannabis is an option that they appear willing to explore. Dr. Herve Damas believes athletes should be allowed access to medical marijuana because it can help them manage their chronic injuries better than opioid-based medications.

The changes in policy by the NFL and NHL Players Association may be largely symbolic gestures, but they show a willingness from professional organizations within these industries to reconsider how players deal with physical pain on a daily basis.

Read about Dr. Damas medical marijuana journey.