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The Blitz 1/26/2020

The Blitz

Football, baseball, gymnastics, cannabis, concussions, sneakers, church, and “The Bachelor” all made sports law news last week. Here’s our review of what you need to know.
10. Seeger Weiss To Spend $5M Of Concussion Education Fund
9. Breaking Down Michael Avenatti’s Nike Extortion Trial
8. Court Sacks ‘Seasonal Worker’ Status for Injured NFL Player

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Ex-NFLer’s Cannabis Lawsuit May Be Headed To The Supreme Court

Marvin Washington Cannabis Lawsuit

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Ex-NFLer’s Cannabis Decriminalization Lawsuit May Be Heading To The Supreme Court

Marvin Washington Cannabis Lawsuit

In July 2017, retired NFLer, Marvin Washington, along with four other plaintiffs, filed a lawsuit against then Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the DEA in the Southern District of New York. The other plaintiffs in the case were two young children and a military veteran who relied on medical marijuana to treat chronic conditions. In view of legalization in numerous states, Washington and his fellow plaintiffs sought to have marijuana decriminalized at the national level. The lawsuit makes for interesting and educational reading demonstrating how marijuana came to find itself at the top of the government’s Schedule I drug classification.

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The Blitz

The Blitz

IMPORTANT SPORTS & SPORTS LAW NEWS JULY 24-30, 2017 Tweet of the Week: BREAKING NEWS: in need of a QB, and refusing to sign Colin Kaepernick, the Jets have signed Hall of Famer Otto Graham, who died in 2003. — Dave Zirin (@EdgeofSports) July 28, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane: Study That 110 Out Of 111 …

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