Baltimore Raven Eugene Monroe Launches Campaign to Change NFL Marijuana Policy

Starting left tackle for the Baltimore Ravens, Eugene Monroe has become a leading voice calling on the NFL to adopt a more rational marijuana policy. Yesterday, he launched a new Facebook page and website to support marijuana in the NFL, using the #cannabis4pain hashtag to relay his message. He specifically wants the NFL “to remove marijuana from the banned substances list; fund medical marijuana research, especially as it relates to CTE; and stop overprescribing addictive and harmful opioids.”

Image via eugenemonroe.com

Earlier this year, Monroe became the first current NFL player to publicly call on the NFL to do more research on the possible benefits of medical marijuana. Now, he is taking it

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