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Major League Baseball Drops Marijuana, Adds Opioids, Cocaine To 'Drugs Of Abuse' List

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The changes follow the death of Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs, who was found with opioids and alcohol in his system.
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MLB to Start Testing for Opioids and Cocaine, Removes Marijuana From Drug Abuse List

MLB to Start Testing for Opioids and Cocaine, Removes Marijuana From Drug Abuse List

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Major League Baseball will start testing for opioids and cocaine, but only players who do not cooperate with their treatment plans will be subject to discipline.
Marijuana will be removed from the list of drugs of abuse and will be treated the same as alcohol as part of changes announced Thursday to the joint drug agreement between MLB and the players' association. In addition, suspensions for marijuana use will be dropped from the minor league drug program.
Opioids are classified as a drug of abuse under the joint big league program, which began in late 2002 and until now has limited...
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MLB to begin mandatory testing for opioids and cocaine, will ‘favor a treatment-based approach'

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In another significant change to the sport's drug policy, marijuana will be removed from the list of drugs of abuse.
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Major League Baseball removes marijuana from the list of banned substances

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NFL, you're up. Major League Baseball has removed marijuana from the list of Drugs of Abuse under its Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. The change occurred as a result of negotiations with the Major League Baseball Players Association. Baseball will continue to test for opioids, fentanyl, cocaine, and synthetic THC. Major League Baseball will
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