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    Should athletes smoke more weed?

    As a fan, would you like it if your player smoked before a big game?

    http://espn.go.com/college-football/...-espn-magazine

    Americans are "living in an environment where there's a greater tolerance of use, not just among the young and experimenters but also the old and afflicted," says Harry Edwards, a UC Berkeley professor emeritus of sports sociology who works with major sports leagues on off-field issues. Recently, the researchers of a study in Sports Medicine wrote that athletes claim "smoking cannabis before play helps them focus better" and increases their creativity, and prior studies have found use among athletes to decrease anxiety, fear, depression and tension.

    With social mores shifting toward wider acceptance, as they did long ago in Oregon, athletes who toke see little difference between marijuana and more acceptable, legal drugs, such as alcohol. Spend a night with an off-duty pro and you're more likely to see him high than drunk. One NBA player's recent charity event devolved into players from rival teams hotboxing the DJ booth and bonding over blunts. At another fundraiser, Snoop Dogg asked the audience -- many of whom were NFL and NBA players -- to pass him some weed, and they showered him with flaming joints. One professional athlete likes to tell the story of a traffic stop that ended with the officer telling him to leave his weed at home -- "and good luck this season."

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    not before a game, hell no.

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    only if they use a vaporizer...no papers

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    Quote Originally Posted by justinnum1 View Post
    not before a game, hell no.
    The morning of, or the night before?

    I didn't leave my bed, because I was like, 'Man, if I walk outside somebody might just try to hit me with their car or say anything negative to me

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    the nba has the most pot heads in any sport

    it depends on how you and your body react when you smoke weed

    i know people who are nasty when they smoke weed....there wayyy better high than sober

    than ive seen people smoke who are good and just suck! cant breathe cant shoot his periphrials are all messed up cause of the pot


    the nba has the most pot heads


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    It depends if it helps them focus in game then yes, but if thy're going to o out there amd look lost then no. Its going to vary from person to person.
    Smoking weed before exercise makes u tired quickly. I used to smoke and hit the gym a few years back, but i wasnt doing heavy training.
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    before nba 2k?? totally..

    before going on the court?? no way... it adversely effects performance, especially when that heart gets pumping...

    also, do you have to toke again at halftime?? coming down in the 4th would not be the way to go IMO..
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    I smoke weed before a pick-up game of hockey/basketball............ But, I'm not a pro athlete.

    Leave the weed for after the game, after you workout on your off days, and after you work out in the off season.
    That's what the successful pro athlete pot heads do, and the most successful ones are the ones that know one would even suspect of smoking(BUT THEY DO!)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chronz View Post
    The morning of, or the night before?
    Not the day of, after a game ok. but not the day of.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kuya_Clive View Post
    only if they use a vaporizer...no papers
    Not sure if you are joking but thats actually a really good point. The high is very different thru a vape

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chronz View Post
    Not sure if you are joking but thats actually a really good point. The high is very different thru a vape
    yup
    it does kinda depend on the person too...blunts are cool but the paper is bad for you...Bowls and bongs get a lot of people extra high but the feeling from a vape is really clean if you know what I'm tryna say
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    athletes claim "smoking cannabis before play helps them focus better" and increases their creativity
    This is why athletes should smoke less.

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    yeah this is stupid

    imagine the the bench players cheering for free taco night
    or like ordering food to there seat

    no dumb
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    Not that Ive studied the matter but off my head Ive never found any correlation to my play and weed smoking. Sometimes I play like **** and I blame the weed, sometimes I play better than ever and I credit the weed. I wonder if the strain changes performance or if it just takes you to either extreme end of playing really bad or really good.

    I didn't leave my bed, because I was like, 'Man, if I walk outside somebody might just try to hit me with their car or say anything negative to me

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    make sure its a sativa if you are going to blaze

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