– Attitudes towards the medicinal use of cannabis are definitely changing; the CannMed 2017 Conference was a great example of this. Harvard Medical School’s Joseph B. Martin Conference Center was packed with doctors, researchers, cannabis industry professionals and NFL players, all together to discuss the latest developments and research in cannabis.

Smokers Guide TV’s Uncle Stoner was there to cover the event and one topic in particular seemed to gain a lot of attention; cannabis vs opiates. Former NFL players, Eben Britton (39th Overall Pick NFL Draft, Jaguars & Chicago Bears) and Ricky Williams (Heisman Trophy Winner 1998, 5th Overall Pick NFL Draft Saints, Dolphins, Argonauts [CFL], Ravens) spoke with us about their experiences with pain medication and the damage that opiates can do.

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