SOURCE: CFN Media Group

August 04, 2016 08:49 ET

CFN Media: MJNA and the NFL? Cannabinoids as Neuroprotectants

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwired - Aug 4, 2016) - CFN Media Group, the leading creative agency and digital media network dedicated to legal cannabis, takes a look at the research being done by Kannalife Sciences, one of Medical Marijuana, Inc.'s (OTC PINK: MJNA) portfolio investment companies, into the neuroprotectant properties of cannabinoids (CBDs).

Sports Illustrated recently published an article focused on Kannalife's research on the potential therapeutic benefits of CBD in cases of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). Several days later, the NFL announced the retirement of the league's Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Elliot Pellman, who notoriously denied any connection between head trauma and brain diseases in the face of scientific evidence.

In this article, takes a look at the retirement decision and why the NFL may be incentivized to hire someone open to medical cannabis treatment options and how Medical Marijuana Inc. could be well positioned to capitalize on such a move.

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CFN Media (CannabisFN) is the leading creative agency and media network dedicated to legal cannabis. We help marijuana businesses attract investors, customers (B2B, B2C), capital, and media visibility. Private and public marijuana companies and brands in the US and Canada rely on CFN Media to grow and succeed.

About Medical Marijuana Inc.

Our mission is to be the premier cannabis and hemp industry innovators, leveraging our team of professionals to source, evaluate and purchase value-added companies and products, while allowing them to keep their integrity and entrepreneurial spirit. We strive to create awareness within our industry, develop environmentally friendly, economically sustainable businesses, while increasing shareholder value. For details on Medical Marijuana, Inc.'s portfolio and investment companies, visit

The Company is committed to consistently providing the highest-quality CBD hemp oil products on the market. To see Medical Marijuana, Inc.'s video statement, click here. Shareholders are also encouraged to visit the Medical Marijuana, Inc. Shop for discounted products.

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