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PGA Tour: Matt Every suspended for breaching policy on drug use

Matt Each has been given a two-wheeled suspension from the PGA Tour for breaching their coverage.
A two-time PGA Tour winner, Each, tested positive however is a prohibited substance under the anti-doping policy of the PGA Tour.
The PGA Tour announced the suspension on Friday, which means the next 3 occasions he was eligible to compete will be missed by Each and will not return to action before the Sony Open in January.
In a statement delivered to Golf Channel, Every mentioned:I have been prescribed cannabis for a mental health condition from my physician whom has managed my healthcare care for 30 decades. It has been determined that I am neither a suitable candidate to utilize prescriptionZ category medication nor benzodiazepines.
Moreover, these classes of medications can be highly addictive and dangerous to the body as well as mind. Undoubtedly, the most powerful and most effective therapy , cannabis has proven to be, for me.
I really dont agree with it for a lot of reasons, mainly because of my overall well-being, but Im excited about what lies ahead in my life and livelihood. Over the past couple of years I have made strides and that I understand my best is still in front of me. I cant wait to come back better than in January.
The 35-year-old is the second player this season to be suspended for a drug of misuse, following Robert Garrigus three-month prohibit in March for use of marijuana.
Every has complete playing status after finish last year 86th with the American starting this campaign in the Houston Open, from the FedExCup standings.

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