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The Week in CelebStoner News: Sept. 2-8

• Cleveland Indians closer Chris Perez pled no contest and paid a $250 fine for receiving six ounces of marijuana in the mail in June.

• The Phoenix Suns waived forward Michael Beasley a month after he was arrested for marijuana possession.

• "Stop driving players to drink," a billboard paid for by the MPP declared in Denver. The campaign is directed at the NFL's strict substance-abuse policy.

• The NFL opened the season with 13 players sidelined by suspensions for using illegal drugs, in most cases marijuana.

• The NBA suspended Top Sixth Man J.R. Smith for failing a third drug test for marijuana.

• John McCain stated at a town meeting, "Maybe we should legalize. We're certainly moving that way as far as marijuana is concerned."

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Steve Bloom

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