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NFLPA Pursuing 'Less Punitive' Marijuana Policy Despite Spicer's Comments

NFLPA Pursuing ‘Less Punitive’ Marijuana Policy Despite Spicer’s Comments

NFLPA Pursuing ‘Less Punitive’ Marijuana Policy Despite Spicer’s Comments

The NFL Players Association will continue to pursue a “less punitive” marijuana policy despite the recent comments from White House press secretary Sean Spicer indicating that the Trump administration will increase its enforcement of federal marijuana laws.

Behind the Push to Allow Marijuana Compound Use in NFL

Behind the Push to Allow Marijuana Compound Use in NFL

Despite a growing number of states legalizing marijuana for medical and recreational purposes, the substance is still banned in the NFL. Dana Jacobson spoke with Tennessee Titans’ Derrick Morgan who’s pushing for change.

NFL Player Could Appeal Second Suspension For Using Pot For Crohn's Disease

NFL Player Could Appeal Second Suspension For Using Pot For Crohn’s Disease

The NFL is expected soon to give Buffalo Bills offensive lineman Seantrel Henderson a 10-game suspension for his second use of marijuana, a substance banned under the league’s agreement with the NFL Players Association. But Henderson might appeal the second suspension, which could force the NFL and the Players Association to reconsider their marijuana policy.

NFL Players Association to Study MMJ for Pain Management

NFL Players Association to Study MMJ for Pain Management

In an effort to help reduce the use of opioids among injured players, the NFL Players Association is actively studying medical marijuana as an alternative tool in pain management, as reported by The Washington Post.


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