Former NBA commissioner David Stern: Remove marijuana from banned list

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Former NBA commissioner David Stern thinks the league should remove marijuana from the list of banned substances.

Stern chose an interesting forum in which to make that pronouncement, in an interview with former NBA player Al Harrington, who now owns a cannabis medical extract company. Harrington’s documentary video on the medicinal use of marijuana in pro sports appears on the site Uninterrupted.

 “I’m now at the point where, personally, I think [marijuana] probably should be removed from the ban list,” Stern said. “I think there is universal agreement that marijuana for medical purposes should be completely legal.”

 

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