CBD & Golf News

CBD Benefit Studies

"A 2011 study found that CBD helped to reduce inflammatory pain in rats by affecting the way that pain receptors respond to stimuli."

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21683763


"A 2016 study found that the topical application of CBD had the potential to relieve pain and inflammation associated with arthritis."

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4851925/


"A 2008 review of research into CBD and its possible mechanism of action suggested that CBD could play a role in chronic pain management."

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2503660/


Federal and Local (Texas) Legislation

"2018 Farm Bill removed hemp, which includes low-THC derivatives of cannabis, such as CBD products, from the definition of marijuana in the Controlled Substance Act (CSA)."

https://www.fda.gov/news-events/congressional-testimony/hemp-production-and-2018-farm-bill-07252019


"On June 10, 2019, Governor Greg Abbott signed House Bill 1325 into law, to allow for the production, manufacture, retail sale, and inspection of industrial hemp crops and products in Texas. This includes products for human consumption that may contain cannabidiol, also known as CBD, as well as certain other parts of the hemp plant."

https://www.dshs.texas.gov/consumerprotection/hemp-program/default.aspx

PGA Players

"So for me it was about how I create longevity in the game of golf and spending time with my kids running around. CBD was easily a fit for me."

2-time Masters Champion, Bubba Watson on CBD

 https://www.cnn.com/2019/05/02/golf/cbd-bubba-watson-golf-pga-tour-spt-intl/index.html 


“I’m sleeping better and I feel like my recovery is better. As far as my overall health, I feel great. I can tell the difference when I wake up in the morning and that’s a big part of it.”

2009 US Open Winner Lucas Glover

https://www.golfdigest.com/story/golfers-turn-to-cbd-to-remain-healthy-and-calm


"I feel like it’s lowering anxiousness, especially before a round of golf. You don’t get quite as amped up, the butterflies aren’t quite as powerful as they sometimes are. It’s subtle......If it’s a natural pain-reliever, that’s probably better than putting a bunch of pills in your body.”

2018 Kentucky Section Champion, Andrew Stephens

https://www.golfdigest.com/story/is-cbd-golfs-magic-potion