Using Weed to Save Football: Chasing Strains (Part 1)

Chasing Strains is a 3-part series exploring the potential applications of medical marijuana in sports through the journey of Kyle Turley, a retired All-Pro offensive lineman suffering from pre-CTE symptoms.

by VICE Sports
Apr 24 2017, 5:58pm

In this 3-part series, Kyle Turley takes us on his journey to to deal with the damaging effects of football through the use of marijuana. After an NFL career that saw him take home NFL All-Pro honors, Kyle was diagnosed with pre-CTE. After taking a laundry list of pharmaceutical drugs in order to deal with the associated issues, Kyle found marijuana to be the best available treatment for the problems that he was facing. In this episode, we meet Kyle and see the beginning of his journey.

Find the whole series here.