Players won’t receive suspensions for positive marijuana tests and will instead receive a review from a medical board of doctors that will determine if they need help.
The NFL proposed shrinking the drug testing window from four months to two weeks, as well as dramatically reducing penalties for positive tests.
While the NFL’s announcement of its new cannabis study is a start, Ricky Williams believes the NFL “is eventually going to catch up” to the general public’s view of marijuana.
The National Football League is prepared to make concessions around its substance abuse policy in its next Collective Bargaining Agreement with players, according to reports.
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