Medical Cannabis Advocacy Groups Call For Boycott of Nevada State Athletic Commission Following Nick Diaz Ruling

I am a former Canadian Boxing Champion, retired professional boxer and mixed martial artist, prescribed medical cannabis patient, and a health and wellness advisor at the Shadow Mountain Medicinal Society. I am a prescribed patient of medical marijuana because of injuries suffered in my profession. I was prescribed non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication for years that hurt … Read more

Nick Diaz’s hope for judicial review of marijuana suspension goes up in smoke

A Las Vegas judge has denied UFC fighter Nick Diaz’s request for a judicial review of his 2012 suspension by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for testing positive for marijuana metabolites.

ProMMAnow.com resident attorney Brian Furby explains what the judge’s decision means and how the legalization of marijuana and medicinal marijuana laws may or may not affect the rules of state athletic commissions.