Cannabis and sport: Is it a healthy connection?
Policy makers and sportspersons remain divided over the issue of athletes being allowed to use cannabis to improve their physical and mental health, especially cannabinoids which have demonstrated significant therapeutic qualities. October 2018 saw cannabis becoming legal and regulated in Canada. However, cannabis is still on the WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency) prohibited list. Furthermore, the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) recently released a statement declaring