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NFL bows to marijuana’s new status

Under the new collective bargaining agreement, players who test positive for marijuana will no longer be suspended. Testing will be limited to the first two weeks of training camp instead of from April to August, and the threshold for the amount of 9-delta tetrahydrocannabinol — or THC, the psychoactive compound in marijuana — needed to trigger a positive test will be raised fourfold.

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Chris Long admits to smoking marijuana, calls NFL drug-testing plan “kind of silly”

Having announced his retirement last week after 11 NFL seasons, Chris Long is now even more free to speak his mind on the issues that perplex the league (though he never really was afraid of doing that during his playing days, either). So that’s what he did during an appearance Wednesday on “The Dan Patrick Show” when he said he “enjoyed my fair share” of marijuana during his playing days and became the latest player or former player to question the effectiveness of the NFL’s drug-testing policy and its policy prohibiting marijuana.

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NFL and players’ union to study potential use of marijuana for pain management

The NFL and the NFL Players Association have agreed to form two new joint medical committees, one of which is to study the potential use of marijuana as a pain-management tool for players and review teams’ policies and practices for the use of prescription medication by players.

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Browns rookie WR Antonio Callaway cited for marijuana possession

Antonio Callaway didn’t take long to run into trouble with the Browns.

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Broncos Hall-of-Famer Terrell Davis will be the keynote speaker at cannabis business summit in Denver

“As an entrepreneur myself, I am well aware of the struggles that people of color face in the business sector,” said Terrell Davis.

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Jake Plummer, Realm of Caring team up for another Broncos game-day experience to benefit cannabinoid research

For the second year, former Broncos quarterback Jake Plummer is teaming with Colorado nonprofit Realm of Caring to auction off game-day experiences for fans to benefit cannabinoid research.

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NFLPA expects to give up something in negotiating changes to marijuana policy

The NFL Players Association has been down this road before.

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Former NFL OL Eben Britton calls Roger Goodell’s marijuana comments “a big mistake”

Said Britton: “There’s a lot of positive movement, and that’s why it’s so ridiculous to see Roger Goodell’s statements.”

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NFL commissioner talks marijuana: “You’re ingesting smoke, so that’s not usually a very positive thing”

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says he’s open to considering marijuana use for players to treat football-related pain. But he’s not completely sold on the idea of players lighting up.

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NFLPA: Marijuana policy in NFL is “a CBA issue, not a law-enforcement issue”

Despite recent comments from White House press secretary Sean Spicer about “greater enforcement” of federal recreational marijuana laws in states that have legalized its sale and consumption, the NFL Players’ Association said it will continue to push for its proposal of a “less punitive” marijuana policy because it’s “a (collective bargaining agreement) issue, not a law-enforcement issue” for the NFL.

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