Seg. 1: The Health Effects of Cannabis. Seg. 2: Off-Season Sports And The NFL Draft. | KCUR

Seg. 1: The Health Effects of Cannabis. Seg. 2: Off-Season Sports And The NFL Draft.

Apr 30, 2018

Segment 1: What science does (and doesn't) know about medical marijuana.

Missouri and Kansas are edging closer to legalizing medical marijuana under limited circumstances, but what do we really know about its health effects? While state lawmakers debate possible harms or benefits of cannabis and its derivatives, we spoke with a scientist who helped write a major study about the good, bad and unknown health effects of marijuana.

  • Sean Hennessy, University of Pennsylvania professor of epidemiology at the Perelman School of Medicine

Segment 2, beginning at 25:30: In NFL's off-season pageant, Chiefs work on their defense.

As the NFL Draft comes to a close, we heard analysis from two local sports writers who say the Chiefs did OK, but not great. We also asked them which sports leagues they think do the best job of staying relevant and keeping fans engaged through the off-season.