Originally written on Sports-Glory  |  Last updated 11/7/12

Despite Colorado passing Amendment 64 and Washington State passing a smillar measure Tuesday, which will allow individuals over the age of 21 to legally possess upto one ounce of marijuana and grow up to six plants in their homes, marijuana will remain prohibited under the NFL's substance abuse policy. "The NFL's policy is collectively bargained and will continue to apply in the same manner it has for decades," NFL spokesman Greg Aiello told USA TODAY Sports Wednesday morning. "Marijuana remains prohibited under the NFL substance abuse program." NFL players living in both Washington and Colorado will be legally allowed to possess marijuana, but there could still be ramifications for smoking it. Players are subject to suspensions, which could be upto four games for failed drug tests. "The Colorado and Washington laws will have no impact on the operation of the policy," Aiello said.

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