The National Football League Players Association proposed a change in their drug policy. The league suggests marijuana acts as a pain management to players. They aim to take a less punitive approach on the recreational use among athletes.
But the people who mentor and coach younger athletes tell me this will not end well.
“It's being used in certain parts of the country for different things, but without knowing anymore about the details, I'd be certainly against seeing something like that happen -- in terms of the message of what it’s sending out to our young high school athletes,” Brent McCallie, atthletic director for San Angelo ISD, said.
After making modifications on what defines a positive drug test in 2014, the league has been on it’s way to a more relaxed policy.