Rob Gronkowski announced he is becoming an advocate for CBD and will partner with Abacus Health Products, maker of CBDMEDIC Topical Pain Products, on Aug. 27, 2019, in New York City.
Rob Gronkowski, it appears, will remain retired from pro football after announcing Tuesday that he is partnering with a Canadian cannabidiol company to promote CBD products as athletic supplements.
"I'm advocating for CBD to be acceptable for all players for recovery," the three-time Super Bowl champion said, adding in true Gronk fashion, "You can just call me Mr. Recovery.
Unlike THC, however, pure CBD oil does not produce the euphoric "high" in its users.
The National Hockey League tests players for marijuana use, but doesn't punish them for failed tests.