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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."

Steve Bloom

Steve Bloom

Publisher of, former editor of High Times and Freedom Leaf and co-author of Pot Culture and Reefer Movie Madness.