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Roger Goodell, commissioner of the National Football League speaks at a news conference, in New York March 11, 2013. (REUTERS/Mike Segar) Roger Goodell, commissioner of the National Football League speaks at a news conference, in New York March 11, 2013. (REUTERS/Mike Segar)  

NFL considering medical marijuana use

NEW YORK — Commissioner Roger Goodell said Thursday the NFL would consider allowing athletes to use marijuana to treat concussions and other head injuries if medical experts deemed it a legitimate solution.

Appearing with General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt to announce the first 16 winners of the $20 million “Head Health Challenge,” sponsored by GE and the league, Goodell didn’t sway from his recent statements on use of the drug by active players.

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