The Farm Bill in December 2018 created a wave for CBD bigger than ever. No country had experienced the rush that the United States did as CBD was opened up to be a legal compound. The product was welcomed by a major portion of the society, be it be parents, students, teachers or even celebrities. With the green revolution of CBD, more celebrities confessed about their love for CBD and how they use the product to their benefit.
CBD is an anti-inflammatory and non-psychoactive compound which is widely famous for its medical benefits. It helps in dealing with stress, anxiety, depression, insomnia and severe mental health disorders such as Tourette’s, epilepsy and Alzheimer’s. Many people have also been using CBD for treating acute pain, chronic aches, inflammation, swelling, redness etc.
Athletes have been using CBD for years, longer than we can imagine and way earlier than it was properly legalized for consumption. With the hectic schedules and strenuous jobs they have, they tend to ruin their sleep cycles, body and mind peace as well. CBD helps them keep on track with everything- from soothing their aching muscles from fighting in intense championship competitions to improving their mental health and taking away all the toxicity.
Here is a list of 10 famous celebrities who use or endorse CBD for its medicinal properties!
Mike Tyson is a former boxer champion who has recently been in the news for promoting CBD. He is also creating a marijuana farm known as “Cannabis Resorts” for people who wish to grow or smoke hemp in his 40 acre land in California City. Additionally, his company, Tyson Holistic Holdings (THH) also owns Tyson Ranch, his own company for marijuana strain. Mike is a strong believer of the positive impact of CBD and vouches for them.
David Wells was severely addicted to Percocet and confessed that he was on it about 75-80% of the time. It was the peak of his basketball career, which also included winning a second World War Series Championship with the New York Yankees. But he gradually switched to using CBD and has continued to enjoy the myriad benefits that it provides.
KC is a dual-sport athlete, who has established himself as one of the most eminent and top mountain bike athletes in the country. Deane has gained immense fame for his skills and has also been featured in films entailing his award-winning film series “Blank, the movie”. KC admits that he regularly uses CBD for managing his pain, and improving his recovery process from injuries.
The former Denver Broncos player was diagnosed with leukemia and began chemotherapy back in 2011. Rick has been using CBD to help relieve his nausea symptoms related to chemotherapy. His cancer has relieved now, but Rick says that CBD is now a part of his lifestyle and he can’t leave it now. It has helped him deal with cancer like no other medicine could at the time.
Williams is a former NBA star who vouches for CBD and is an outspoken advocate of its medical benefits. Jay has been using CBD oil on his skin and said that he has noticed multiple benefits from it. He said it relieves inflammation and also takes away anxiety which is great for him.
Plummer is a former NFL quarterback who began using CBD oil to support his joint and cartilage functions after undergoing major hip surgeries. He has become an advocate for CBD research and has delved into the product deeper. Jake has co-founded Athletes For Care, which is basically a non-profit organization that focuses on other treatment options for athletes such as CBD.
A mixed martial artist, Chris Camozzi has been using CBD oil for quite some time now. It helps him deal with his inflammation and pain linked with his intense fighting during his professional time at UFC fighter. Chris has been regular with CBD after a severe knee injury, and he admits that CBD allows him to take up the career of his choice much more easily now.
Nate has been quite open about his use of CBD oil and said that the compound has been helping him deal with inflammation and healing process from injuries. He said that his job entails heavy fighting and training which often results into minor and at times, major injuries.
Eugene was the first active NFL football player to openly accept that he uses CBD oil. He has since then been an advocate of CBD and its medicinal properties. He is an active supporter of “The Bright Lights Campaign” which encourages research and continued studies on the effects of CBD and how it can positively impact the society.
Derrick Morgan is a popular football player who has been using CBD for quite sometime now. Morgan is a top athlete and has been using CBD to treat his pain and inflammation.