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Weeding out old rules

With marijuana legal in some states, is it time for leagues to change their policies?

Updated: February 4, 2014, 1:01 PM ET
By Shaun Assael | ESPN.com

Now that the smoke has cleared from the first ever Pot Bowl between two NFL teams from states where it's legal to buy marijuana, I'm wondering which league is finally going to stand for common sense and take weed off its banned substances list.

According to a recent CNN poll, support for legalized marijuana has steadily soared over the past quarter-century -- from 16 percent in 1987 to 26 percent in 1996, 34 percent in 2002 and 43 percent two years ago. In CNN's latest poll, two-thirds ...

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