In a recent
interview, Fred Rosser, formerly known as Darren Young in WWE, one of the
professional wrestling leagues in the United States, estimated that 90% of
wrestlers use CBD.
90% use the CBD. 90% of the cast. Yes, I’m sure they do. Yeah, in fact, when I was there, I was using the CBD. I got concussions; they shook me a couple of times. And when you have to go from city to city going 500 kilometers from the city to the city, I just couldn’t do it. So, the CBD helped me.
It helped me with my anxiety and my long car trips with Titus O’Neil, Sheamus and Mark Henry. I love these guys because they were so supportive when I came out of the closet. They made it easy to get into the locker room. So, yeah, I’m trying to get into the CBD business.
WWE has a
pretty strict “feel-good” policy. Any violation of a banned substance
results in a 30-day suspension. On the other hand, regarding cannabis, WWE is
more flexible. In the case of a positive THC test, wrestlers are only fined
$2,500, without being suspended and without an announcement being made to the
public. Is it related to the consumption of its President, Vince McMahon, who
even smoked a joint in front of Donald Trump during a concert at Trump Plaza in
interview, Enzo Amore, another superstar wrestler, estimated that more than
half of the locker room was smoking cannabis.
Young isn’t the only wrestler to get into CBD. Former pro Wrestler superstar
Bobby Lashley, for example, is working with Pure Spectrum, a brand of American