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Vick finds more trouble; tests positive for marijuana

Suspended Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick failed a drug test for marijuana earlier this month.

Vick failed a drug test taken on September 13th, court document from the Eastern District of Virginia shows, according to CNN. The positive test is not only a violation of the NFL’s substance abuse policy, but it is also violates the conditions of Vick’s release as he awaits sentencing in December on federal dog fighting charges, according to the Associated Press, reports Yahoo!.
Vick’s positive test came just 17 days after entering his guilty plea on dog fighting charges in federal court. Part of his release, according to the Associated Press, including submitting to random drug testing and being confined to his home in Virginia from 10 p.m. through 6 a.m.

According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, this latest setback for Vick will not have an immediate impact on his NFL suspension. “This doesn't affect his status in the league because he is indefinitely suspended,? NFL spokesman Greg Aiello said.

This is not the first time Vick’s name has been mentioned with the possibility of marijuana use. In January, Vick was stopped at by security at Miami International Airport for a suspicious water bottle. The water bottle contained a secret compartment which, according to a police report, “contained a amount of dark particulant and a pungent aroma closely associated with marijuana.? Vick denied the compartment was used to transport marijuana.

No charges were filed in the water bottle incident.