3 Reasons Athletes Pick Cannabis Over Alcohol

Work hard, play hard: we can get behind that philosophy. And for long-distance runners, gym junkies, wannabe tennis pros, and anyone else who wants to a) operate at peak physical performance and b) still unwind at the finish line, there’s mounting evidence to suggest cannabis is a winner.

1. No hangover exhaustion

Olympic gold medallist turned cannabis entrepreneur Ross Rebagliati tells Civilized the lack of side effects is a major factor in his use of marijuana. “If you’re an athlete and you need to make choice between alcohol and cannabis, cannabis can help you relax, and help your body recover, on a way deeper level than alcohol.”

– Read the entire article at Civilized.