Amendments don't change leagues' stances on marijuana
Though voters in those states approved a constitutional amendment Tuesday legalizing recreational marijuana, the drug remains illegal under the NFL’s and NBA’s substance abuse policies, league spokesmen said. “The NFL’s policy is collectively bargained and will continue to apply in the same manner it has for decades,” NFL spokesman Greg Aiello told USA TODAY Sports Wednesday morning. “Marijuana remains prohibited under the NFL substance abuse program.”
And here I was hoping the Broncos could use the marijuana angle for player recruitment.
Oh well, you can't win them all. Take solace in the fact that there's still alcohol (and the ad revenues that come with it indirectly to the NFL). After all, who wouldn't prefer this to a guy craving Doritos:
Two thumbs up for not vomiting!