Linebacker Aldon Smith is certainly a repeat offender. He's had several arrests for DUIs and marijuana and gun possession. Last season, Smith sat out five games and now the NFL has suspended the 49er for another nine games.
One of the NFL's leading wide receivers, Cleveland Browns' Josh Gordon, has been suspended for the entire 2014 season after testing positive for marijuana over the winter.
Steelers running backs Le’Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount were arrested for possession Wednesday after a motorcycle cop smelled marijuana coming from their Camaro in Ross Township, Pennsylvania. What will the NFL do?
Five months after Chiefs star wide receiver Dwayne Bowe was busted for marijuana possession near Kansas City last Nov. 10, the charge was dropped. Now he's been suspended for one game.
With more and more current and former NFL players acknowledging the benefits of marijuana over opiates for pain management, two leading cannabis organizations have teamed up on an ad campaign to force the issue into the mainstream.