David stern, former NBA Commissioner 1984-2014 years, urged the League to reconsider its attitude to marijuana and remove it from the list of prohibited drugs, The Guardian reports.
As Commissioner, he was behind marijuana prohibition.
Stern said that now marijuana is legal for medical purposes, therefore it should be removed from the list of prohibited drugs.
At the moment, for marijuana use in the NBA basketball players can be fined or suspended.
In August, the NFL allowed to use marijuana for medical purposes (to combat pain).