WWE Wellness Policy Update: 4 Amendments Revealed, Benoit

Ryan Clark

WWE has posted the four amendments that they have adopted to Wellness policy since its inception on their corporate website. Until yesterday, on the original policy itself had been posted.

Fourth Amendment, August 28, 2007

– Additions to list of prohibited drugs, random testing & penalties

Third Amendment, May 16, 2007

– Penalties for positive drug tests

Second Amendment, August 21, 2006

– Penalties for positive drug tests

First Amendment, June 13, 2006

– Additions to list of prohibited drugs

This week’s edition of WWE RAW scored a 3.59 rating, a strong number for the show. Hourly ratings were 3.64 and 3.53. The show averaged nearly 5.1 million viewers.

The Ottawa Sun has posted a story with new quotes from doctors claiming Chris Benoit’s brain was so badly damaged that he was “not responsible” for last year’s tragedy. Dr. Bennett Omalu told them, “Benoit’s brain looked like the brain of an individual suffering from a specific type of dementia normally seen in people in their 80s or 90s. We don’t think it (the murders) was steroid rage. We think it’s a different syndrome.”

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