National Basketball Association (NBA) players will not be able to promote marijuana companies under a new collective bargaining agreement, contrary to early reports about the deal with the players union, a new summary document shows. But the league will remove drug testing requirements for THC, while allowing players to passively invest in the industry.
NBA and NBPA reach tentative deal on new collective agreement bargaining agreement.
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The document stipulates that while players “may promote a company that makes products containing CBD,” they will “continue to be prohibited from promoting marijuana companies.”
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NBA Clarifies Players Won’t Be Able To Promote Marijuana Brands, But League Will Allow Passive Investments And End Testing