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Dallas Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones Wants the NFL to “Drop its Prohibition on Marijuana Use”

The owner of “America’s Team” has come out in favor of a change in the National Football League’s (NFL) marijuana policies. According to Pro Football Talk, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones held a private meeting with the NFL’s other 31 owners, which took place at last week’s Annual League Meeting in Phoenix. During the meeting …

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NFL Players Association to Propose “Less Punitive” Approach to Marijuana

The NFL Players Association (NFLPA) will soon be proposing an amendment to the league’s rules that takes a “less punitive” approach to those caught using or possessing marijuana. According to the NFLPA’s Executive Director DeMaurice Smith, the proposal will soon be presented to the board of player representatives. If the players approve the rule change, …

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NFL Players Association Votes to Increase Threshold for Cannabis Testing

The NFL players Association (NFLPA) voted Friday to increase the threshold for positive cannabis tests, raising the level from 15 ng/ml to 35 ng/ml. The move will be applied retroactively, and will effect cases currently under appeal. “This is an historic moment for our players and our league,” NFLPA President Eric Winston said. “We have …

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