Marijuana still a no go for athletes, SAIDS
Despite Marijuana been legalised for private use in small quantities, SAIDS has warned that athletes are still bound by the World Anti-Doping Code which prohibits marijuana.
CAPE TOWN - Despite landmark new laws regarding the usage of marijuana, The South African Institute for Drug Free Sport (SAIDS) has warned professional athletes that the use of marijuana is still not allowed.
Marijuana was legalised in South Africa last month, but for personal use in small quantities in one’s home.
However, SAIDS has warned that athletes are still bound by the World Anti-Doping Code which prohibits marijuana.
IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR ALL ATHLETES: Although Cannabis/Marijuana has been legalized for personal use in SA, it REMAINS a prohibited substance as per the World Anti-Doping Code & are still on the 2018 list of Prohibited Substances! pic.twitter.com/yOfHOpknk6— SAIDS (@drugfreesportZA) October 1, 2018