White House Responds To Nick Diaz’s Petition

Nick Diaz finally got a response from the White House regarding his suspension for five years, handed down by the Nevada State Athletic Commission after failing a drug test for marijuana, stemming from his fight with Anderson Silva in January.

Fans created an online petition on the White House’s official forum called “We the People.” Once a petition gains 100,000 signatures, it will receive a response from the White House. Diaz got those signatures and his response, heres what was said in the official statement posted online:

“The federal government plays no role in the disciplinary actions taken by state athletic commissions, so we are not in a position to address the specific request raised in your petition. State authorities — in this case, the Nevada Athletic Commission — will generally be the best source for information about those kinds of issues, However, we appreciate that so many of you banded together to make your voices heard through this platform.”

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