Eugene Monroe

Ravens cut Eugene Monroe, medical marijuana advocate who tweeted about team's lack of support

Ravens cut Eugene Monroe, medical marijuana advocate who tweeted about team's lack of support

Eugene Monroe is on mission. He’s going to keep advocating for the use of medical marijuana instead of opioids for pain management in the NFL, even though that may (or may not) have cost him his job with the Baltimore Ravens.

"Whatever happens in terms of my professional football career, I will never stop pushing for the League to accept medical cannabis as a viable option for pain management," Monroe tweeted Thursday, a day after being released by the Ravens.

Monroe is believed to be the only active player to campaign for the removal of marijuana from the NFL’s banned substance list. It’s a cause that’s been keeping him pretty...

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