Class Action Suit Filed Against NFL Over Drug Prescribing Policy

A federal class action lawsuit has been filed in San Francisco against the NFL by former players. Shorter version: The NFL sacrificed player health for its own profit by excessively administering pain medications and not warning players of the dangers.

Rather than allowing players the opportunity to rest and heal, the NFL has illegally and unethically substituted pain medications for proper health care to keep the NFL’s tsunami of dollars flowing.

The Complaint is available here.

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    Roger Goodell... (5.00 / 1) (#1)
    by kdog on Tue May 20, 2014 at 02:46:27 PM EST
    must feel concussed at this point.  Concussion scandals, drug scandals, the unpaid minor-leaguers in NCAA Div. 1 scandal.

     Somebody get him some anti-depressants, put his helmet back on, and get his arse back in the courtroom game.

     What's really sad is the league has to "think about" letting players use medicinal marijuana, but has never had any qualms about pumping much more dangerous drugs into their players without full disclosure.  It's insane really.