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Joint Decision: Leagues Dead Set Against Pot

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Voter approval of recreational marijuana use in Colorado and Washington ignited a burst of jokes on social media about how professional and college teams in those states would hold an advantage in attracting athletes who like to light up.

Reality shot down that smoke screen on Wednesday.

"The NFL's policy is collectively bargained and will continue to apply in the same manner it has for decades," league spokesman Greg Aiello said. "Marijuana remains prohibited under the NFL substance abuse program and the Colorado and Washington laws will have no impact..."

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