Arrested for marijuana possession in Scottsdale on Aug. 6, the Suns released forward Michael Beasley on Sept. 3. But the Heat signed him eight days later.
It was a big week for sports news: The Suns waived Michael Beasley, Indians closer Chris Perez paid a fine, the NBA suspended J.R. Smith and the MPP took on the NFL with a billboard.
At a Town Hall meeting on Thursday, Sen. John McCain responded to a cannabis question with this surprising answer: "Maybe we should legalize. We're certainly moving that way as far as marijuana is concerned."
The Knicks' reigning Sixth Man of the Year J.R. Smith will stay on the bench for the first five games of the season. The controversial swing man failed a drug test for marijuana.
The 2013 NFL season began with 13 of its players on the sidelines for violating the league's strict substance-abuse policy.
It's a historic weekend in the Pacific Northwest with three major marijuana events taking place from Bow to Portland. However, two of them are promoting Cannabis Cups, and High Times doesn't like that.
More NFL players get arrested and suspended for marijuana than any other pro athletes. With this in mind, the MPP is directing its attention at the NFL for "punishing players for using marijuana.'
The 8th Smoke Down Prohibition rally at the Liberty Bell resulted in the usual citations for marijuana smoking. But the arrest of singer Emily Yates remains particularly perplexing.