NBA players will no longer be tested for marijuana

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NBA players will no longer be tested for marijuana

The NBA and its players came to an agreement on a new seven-year collective bargaining agreement, making a major shift in its policy on drug testing and marijuana use.

According to the Daily Mail, Under the new Collective Bargaining Agreement, the league will no longer test or ban players for marijuana use.

Furthermore, another report claimed marijuana has been removed from the drug testing system.

This move is seen as a step forward for players’ rights and could open up new opportunities for athletes who are also interested in using cannabis for medical or recreational purposes.

The decision was made after a long discussion between the league and the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA).

The NBPA had been pushing for this change since last year, citing research that suggests cannabis can help athletes with pain management and recovery from injuries.

Now, with the NBA reportedly ditching marijuana testing under its new CBA, NBA stars will have more freedom when it comes to their health decisions.

 

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