Anti-Doping Group Will Review Cannabis Ban After Sha'Carri Richardson's Suspension

Anti-Doping Group Will Review Cannabis Ban After Sha'Carri Richardson's Suspension

Anti-Doping Group Will Review Cannabis Ban After Sha'Carri Richardson's Suspension The World Anti-Doping Agency will review its ban on cannabis, in what the agency says is a response to "requests from a number of stakeholders" in international athletics. But it's not clear when, or if, a change to the controversial policy might take effect: cannabis will remain forbidden for the 2022 athletic season. The news comes after WADA's ban on cannabis prevented U.S. sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson from competing in the Tokyo Olympics, despite her victory in the 100-meter race at the U.S. Olympic trials. WADA's executive committee has approved a plan to organize "a scientific review of the status of cannabis" that will start next year, the group said. But it reiterated that cannabis remains on its list of prohibited …
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