Stop the NFL’s War on Weed


When the Baltimore Ravens face the Cleveland Browns in Week Three of the football season, Ray Rice will be on the field. Josh Gordon will not.

Welcome to “integrity” and “values,” brought to you by the National Football League.

The NFL upheld Gordon’s yearlong suspension today for violating its substance-abuse policy after testing positive for marijuana, theminimum punishment for a repeat offender.

Meanwhile, the league, the Ravens and their fans have gone out of their way to justify the lenient two-game suspension given to Rice for knocking out his wife and dragging her unconscious body from an elevator. For weeks, we’ve had to endure countless accounts of what aswell guy Rice is when he isn’t beating a woman senseless.

Welcome to the NFL, where pot is worse than assault.

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