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NFL Is Rethinking Its Drug Policy, Reducing Marijuana Punishments

Marijuana Policy Project

May 20, 2014 — According to a report by ESPN, the NFL is in the process of renegotiating its drug policy, including "also will significantly increase the threshold for a positive marijuana test and reduce the punishments for violations involving that drug."

NFL Is Rethinking Its Drug Policy, Reducing Marijuana Punishments
NFL Is Rethinking Its Drug Policy, Reducing Marijuana Punishments
An inside source told ESPN.com on Tuesday that the NFL is in the process of renegotiating its drug policy and may institute changes specific to how athletes who use marijuana are handled. Since 2011, the NFL has been internally debating its drug policy, which includes testing for human growth hormones.
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