Los Angeles, United States ● Thu, September 16 2021
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said Tuesday it will review the status of cannabis on its banned substances list in the wake of the positive test that saw US sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson suspended from the Olympics.
Following a meeting of WADA’s executive committee in Istanbul, the global anti-doping watchdog said a scientific review of cannabis would be conducted next year — although the drug would remain banned in 2022.
“Following receipt of requests from a number of stakeholders, the [executive committee] endorsed the decision of the List Expert Advisory Group to initiate in 2022 a scientific review of the status of cannabis,” WADA said in a statement.
“Cannabis is currently prohibited in competition and will continue to be in 2022.”
US sprint star Richardson was expected to be one of the faces of the To…
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