Los Angeles, CA — Los Angeles Rams OL Aaron Neary has been suspended for the first four games of the upcoming season for violating the league’s substance abuse policy per a league release:
Worth noting this is the league’s policy on substances of abuse, not performance-enhancing substances. Per the policy:
The illegal use of drugs and the abuse of prescription drugs, over-the-counter drugs, and alcohol (hereinafter “Substances of Abuse”) is prohibited* for Players in the league. * - The league and the player's association prohibit Players from the illegal use, possession, or distribution of drugs, including but not limited to cocaine; marijuana and synthetic cannabinoids; opiates and opioids; methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA); and phencyclidine (PCP). The abuse of prescription drugs, over-the-counter drugs, and alcohol is also prohibited. For example, the use of amphetamines and substances that induce similar effects, absent a verified and legitimate need for appropriate dosages of such substances to treat existing medical conditions, is prohibited.