NBA gamers will not be topic to random marijuana testing this season, in response to a Gamers Affiliation memo shared with gamers and obtained by ESPN on Wednesday.
The settlement between the NBA and the NBPA is a repeat of an amended coverage that started with the 2020 Orlando restart and continued by means of the 2020-2021 season and stays once more amid the league and union’s COVID-19 protocols.
Testing will proceed for “medicine of abuse and efficiency enhancing substances,” the memo mentioned.
Marijuana stays prohibited within the league’s collective bargaining settlement, however negotiations between the league and gamers affiliation loosened restrictions. The NBA and NBPA have agreed to vital freedoms for vaccinated gamers, however stays stringent in protocols for gamers who have not been vaccinated.
https://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/32349815/nbpa-memo-says-nba-players-subject-random-marijuana-testing-season | NBPA memo says NBA gamers will not be topic to random marijuana testing this season