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The Running World has a New Cannabis-Sponsored Athlete

Competitive running – and cannabis? It may seem a little counter-intuitive at first glance, but David Barbano is living proof that there’s a powerful connection.

The South Lake Tahoe resident and cannabis activist is a short-distance runner with a wildly impressive record. After jumping into his very first race in 2012 with zero training – a grueling seven miler with a 3000-foot vertical climb – David was physically spent. And mentally hooked. Read more

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Meet Professional Cycling’s First Cannabis-Sponsored Athlete

Teal Stetson-Lee is a professional mountain biker and cyclocross racer, and these days, she’s tearing it up on and off the mountain. The girl is a trailblazer, and we aren’t talking about trails on the mountain. Right now, Teal is scaling another mountain, as the first professional cyclist to partner with a cannabis company.

Spoiler. It’s this cannabis company. Read more