Why most endurance elites don’t endorse CBD (yet)
February 12, 2020
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) removed CBD from its list of prohibited substances in 2018. CBD is the only approved cannabinoid of the more than 100 that are present in cannabis plants. THC (which causes marijuana’s high) and all other cannabinoids are banned in competition, but are allowed if present during a random out-of-competition test. If CBD and all other cannabinoids are allowed during intense training blocks, why wouldn’t more elites want to find out if they help with recovery? Read more on Outside.