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Former NHL players to be given cannabis for post-concussion treatment

By Ryan Flanagan , CTVNews on March 18, 2019

Dozens of former NHL players will be given CBD as part of a study examining whether the cannabis compound might help alleviate symptoms of brain injuries.

“We see a lot of athletes who have chronic pain and have other problems related to repetitive brain trauma,” neurosurgeon and concussion expert Dr. Charles Tator told CTV’s Your Morning Monday.

“We are reasonably optimistic that cannabis and especially the CBD part of cannabis can relieve a lot of that suffering.”

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