Eugene Monroe urges players to donate to marijuana research


Recreational marijuana has been gaining legalization over the last half-decade or so and it looks like it is going to continue to grow over the next few years. Baltimore Ravens’ offensive tackle Eugene Monroe seems to be a huge proponent of it being legalized for both recreational and medicinal use.

He took to Twitter on Tuesday and went on a 30-plus tweet rant urging fellow players to donate to marijuana research. He shared graphics comparing marijuana to tobacco and alcohol.

You can see all of Eugene Monroe’s tweets on his personal Twitter account. It certainly looks like Monroe is a huge proponent of legalizing marijuana nationwide.

I wouldn’t be surprised if the Ravens or even the NFL speak with Monroe about his rant, especially after taking shots at Commissioner Roger Goodell. No matter how much he wants to see the drug get legalized, he is still a player in the league and he has to be careful with what he says on his personal social media accounts.

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Caleb is a young veteran of the sports journalism world that has a passion for college football, mostly the SEC, but namely the LSU Tigers. He also has an affinity for the Georgia Southern Eagles, because who doesn't love Erk Russell and national championships, right? He has experience working in print and online media as well as broadcasting, working with his high school alma mater football team and the Savannah Bananas.
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