Excerpt: "The NFL has been doing some thinking — like some really deep thinking, man — and the league is likely to mellow out its marijuana policy.
According to ESPN, a revised drug policy will increase the THC threshold for a positive marijuana test and will reduce the punishments for violations involving the herb.
Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon, fresh off a breakout 2013 season, is facing a year-long ban for flunking a second marijuana test.
In addition to re-calibrating the penalty levels for marijuana usage, representatives of the NFL players union are interested in examining research on the drug’s medicinal qualities, according to ESPN." Read more...