Marijuana

No Relay: Banned Sprinter Richardson Left Off Olympic Team

Banned sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson was not on the Olympic roster released Tuesday by USA Track and Field, a decision that means the American champion’s positive test for marijuana will cost her a chance at running on the relay team in Tokyo, in addition to her spot in the 100-meter individual race.

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Seth Rogen Accuses Team USA of Racism over Olympian Sha’Carri Richardson Suspension: ‘If Weed Made You Fast, I’d Be FloJo’

Seth Rogen — who spent over a decade starring in and propping up Hollywood’s stoner movie genre with Knocked Up (2007), Pineapple Express (2008),  Neighbors (2014 and it’s 2017 sequel), and most recently Long Shot (2019) — accused the U.S. Olympic Committee of racism for suspending runner Sha’Carri Richardson after she tested positive for marijuana.

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Protesters Outside French Consulate in NYC Slam Decision to Waive Trial of Jewish Woman’s Killer Because He Was High

Over a hundred protestors gathered outside the French Consulate in New York City on Tuesday to express outrage over a decision by the highest court in France not to put a man who killed a Jewish woman while screaming Allah hu Akbar on criminal trial because his consumption of marijuana triggered a “delirious episode” that made him not responsible for his actions.

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