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Marijuana advocates post billboard near Broncos' stadium before season opener

A billboard calling on the National Football League to stop punishing players for using marijuana was posted Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, in front of Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver, just one day before the Denver Broncos host the Baltimore Raven in the first NFL regular season game of the year. The Marijuana Policy Project produced the ad. The 48-foot-wide Broncos-themed billboard highlights the relative safety of marijuana compared to alcohol and urges the NFL to "stop driving players to drink." Broncos linebacker Von Miller has been suspended for the first six games of the season for violating the league's substance-abuse policy. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)