N.F.L. Bows to Marijuana’s New Status - Cannabis News
The league’s new labor agreement eased rules about players’ use and caught up with many sports that had already liberalized their policies.
The 10-year labor agreement between the N.F.L. and players union that was ratified on March 15 is filled with dozens of incremental changes, most notably the one-percentage-point increase in the share of league revenue that the players will receive.
One of the biggest overhauls in the agreement, though, was a change the league had long resisted: loosening the rules governing players’ use of marijuana.
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Ken Belson ~ NYTimes.com ~