Increased Risk of Suspension and Public Disclosure for Marijuana Violations

The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) is advising Canadian athletes that a doping violation for marijuana or other specified substances is much more likely to result in a suspension and public disclosure of the athlete’s identity under the 2009 Canadian Anti-Doping Program (CADP).

In addition to the previous CADP’s requirements, the athlete must now establish that the substance was not intended to mask a performance-enhancing substance, and provide compelling, corroborating evidence from another person regarding the absence of intent to enhance performance.

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