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Nevada won’t punish fighters who test positive for marijuana

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The Nevada State Athletic Commission will no longer punish fighters who test positive for cannabis. The unanimous decision, reached Wednesday, will impact boxers and mixed martial artist fighters alike in the state, which frequently hosts high-profile bouts, ESPN reports. “We should always be at the forefront of these issues,” NSAC chairman Stephen J. Cloobeck said. The state of Nevada legalized marijuana for recreational use in private residences in July 2017. Last month, Nevada’s governor gave the state’s Cannabis Compliance Board the power to license and regulate lounges where cannabis is c…

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