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The World Anti-Doping Agency removed CBD from its prohibited substance list on Jan. 1, but cannabis remains illegal in South Korea, host of this year's Winter Games.

The New Year didn’t just usher in a new era of legal adult-use marijuana in California. It also marked the end of prohibition of the cannabis compound cannabidiol in world sport.

In late September, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced it would remove cannabidiol from the prohibited substances list.

The ruling by the agency which develops the drug code upheld by more than 660 sports organizations, including International Olympic Committee (IOC) and U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), went into effect Jan. 1.

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Bruce Kennedy ~ TheCannabist.co

 

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