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Eugene Monroe

Former Ravens player involved in medical marijuana lawsuit

Former Ravens player involved in medical marijuana lawsuit

Former Ravens player Eugene Monroe chastised the state's medical marijuana commission Tuesday, saying that it unfairly rejected his company's application to grow cannabis.

Monroe is part of GTI Maryland, which on Monday filed a lawsuit over preliminary licenses issued last month. He is also one of the most outspoken advocates for letting NFL players use medical marijuana to treat pain.

In a press conference with lawyers and other principals in GTI, Monroe emphasized his role as a football player as he contested the decision of the Maryland Cannabis Commission to pick lower-ranked companies over his in order to achieve geographic diversity.

"One lesson I learned...

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