• Marijuana stays on doping banned list; opiate tramadol added

    6 days ago - By Bésame

    GENEVA - Marijuana use will remain banned at sports events after the World Anti-Doping Agency on Friday resisted calls to change its status on the list of prohibited substances.
    The agency was asked to review the status of THC - the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis - after the case of United States sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson, who did not go to the Tokyo Olympics last year. She served a one-month ban after testing positive at the national trials meet where she won the 100 meters. The sprinter said she had smoked marijuana as a way of coping with her mother's death.
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