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

Joe Rogan slams NSAC for Nick Diaz’s five-year suspension and $165,000 fine for marijuana

Social media was aghast at the ruling handed down yesterday by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) against Nick Diaz for failing a drug test for marijuana back in January. The commission considered a lifetime ban for Diaz who is coming off a decision loss to Anderson Silva at UFC 183 (the loss was overturned … Read more

Nick Diaz reacts to five-year suspension and $165,000 fine from NSAC (VIDEO)

Nick Diaz was suspended five years by the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Monday for a failed drug test for marijuana in January when he fought Anderson Silva at UFC 183. Diaz was also fined 33 percent of his $500,000 fight purse which amounts to $165,000. It’s a harsh penalty but it was Diaz’s third … Read more

Anderson Silva fined and suspended one year for PED use

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva has reaped the punishment for his failed drug test back in January following a unanimous decision win over Nick Diaz at UFC 183. Silva tested positive for anabolic steroids as well as benzodiazepines. Silva’s lawyer claimed a tainted sexual performance enhancer was to blame for the failed steroid test, … Read more