New York State is moving towards legalizing recreational marijuana for adults. Former MLB Pitcher and famous Met, Darryl Strawberry, doesn’t think it’s a good idea for athletes to use marijuana as a pain reliever. He suggests that marijuana is a gateway drug and leads to other addictions.
The message sounds hypocritical considering Strawberry struggled with major league drug addiction. He failed at least two drug tests and was exposed by a Doc Gooden documentary.
A large number of professional athletes admit to using grass to cope with pain.