NFL: Pot for Concussions

    NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 23:  Commissioner of the National Football League (NFL), Roger Goodell, leaves a press conference announcing the 16 winners of the first round of the $20M Head Health Challenge, a research grant created by the NFL and General Electric to better study and treat traumatic brain injuries, on January 23, 2014 in New York City. Each winner will receive $300,000, with a possible $500,000 more available for six winners of the second round of the challenge, which will be announced in 2015.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

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    Somehow a few bong rips don't seem adequate to deal with brain trauma, but NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Thursday the league would consider allowing athletes to use medical marijuana to treat concussions. Twenty-two states and Washington D.C. allow the drug for medical purposes. "I'm not a medical expert...We will follow medicine and if they determine this could be a proper usage in any context, we will consider that," Goodell said.

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