News: NFL's Running Back Mike James ask to use Cannabis to treat chronic pain.

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Mike James brings to light once again the question:  Is Cannabis a viable alternative to addictive pain killers to treat chronic pain?

The Tampa Bay Buccaneer got addicted to pain killers after he had ankle surgery.  Another example how big the opiod addictions is in professional sports.  According the Mike James the cannabis use gave him an alternative solution to his chronic pain.

We should admire Mike James boldness for coming out and declaring his medicinal use of cannabis to the public.

Full story can be found on bbc.com