Monday's health and safety news from the world of football:
- Adolpho Birch, the NFL's senior vice president of labor and law, said the NFL has not changed its stance against marijuana use in light of the narcotic becoming legalized in Colorado and Washington state, HBO Sports reported via Pro Football Talk.com.
- The Richmond Times-Dispatch reported on the opening of a new concussion clinic at the University of Virginia.
- A Bronx assemblyman has proposed a bill in the New York state legislature that would ban tackle football for children under 14, WCBS reported.
- The Tennessean reported that area athletes, parents and coaches are receiving a concussion-law primer as the state's new law begins.
- The Charlotte Observer reported that Lincoln County schools will start drug testing for student athletes.
-- Bill Bradley, contributing editor