Dope Magazine – Riley Cote’s Fight for Cannabis in Hockey

January 16, 2019

Dope Magazine – Riley Cote’s Fight for Cannabis in Hockey

Cannabis has a unique place in hockey — The NHL does not include it among its banned substances. In contrast, the NFL and NBA impose suspensions on players that test positive for THC, and even minor league baseball players have been punished for consuming cannabis. That lax attitude isn’t likely to change in the future, since Cote’s native Canada has now legalized cannabis use, and nearly one-quarter of the NHL’s franchises exist within our neighbor to the North's borders. Read more here