The World Anti-Doping Agency Tuesday that it will instruct an advisory panel review whether cannabis should remain on its list of prohibited substances beyond 2022.
The announcement comes roughly three months after , disqualifying her first-place finish in the 100-meter dash and effectively knocking her out of the Tokyo Olympics. Marijuana and other cannabis products containing high amounts of THC .
WADA did not specifically mention Richardson’s case in its announcement Tuesday, but it did note the decision to review marijuana’s place on its list of banned substances followed “requests from a number of stakeholders” to do so.
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In the meantime, marijuana will remain a prohibited substance at least through the end of 2022, WADA said. The list of prohibited substances for 2023 will be finalized