NFL’s Ban on Synthetic Marijuana ‘Quite Pathetic,’ If You Ask Kyle Turley

“Kyle Turley has long promoted the medical benefits of traditional marijuana and how, he believes, it saved his life. He says the NFL’s decision this week to add the synthetic form of the drug to its list of banned substances under the league’s drug policy is ‘quite pathetic.'”

“Turley’s argument is players won’t turn to something that needs banning if they are able to use traditional marijuana. ‘I don’t know what prompted (Jones) to use that but I’m pretty sure nobody else does (in the NFL),’ Turley said. ‘Furthermore, it’s quite sad that the NFL has pushed players to say, ‘You know what? I’ll try this synthetic marijuana because I’ve got to get off this other marijuana because I don’t want to test positive for that….'”