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WADA to review cannabis banned status

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Any athlete using cannabis should be given a head start as they would usually stop for a chocolate bar halfway through the race. Performance enhancing it certainly isnt.

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In this day and age of course it shouldn't be banned. It has nothing to do with performance enhancing.

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Is alcohol banned? Never noticed if it was in the list or not.

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Actually the British team was banned for taking performance enhancing drugs during the Olympics. Glad to hear that they were punished.

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Weird world. Smoking is more and more restricted while cannabis is more and more accepted.

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You don’t have to smoke it. Fudge, cookies?

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Had to tell my students here in Safety Japan that using marijuana would make Sha'Carri Richardson SLOWER as it is not a performance enhancing drug. They thought it was. Some also assumed one injected it in your arm as with heroin. Drug education seems to be lacking in some schools.

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"It's sensible -- nothing is set in stone..." 

Except the heads of narrow-minded bureaucrats willfully ignorant of the real world and spreading mis- & disinformation to an uninformed public.

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I'd never do it in Japan - just too risky - but I'll leap on it whenever I'm back in the states. Legalizing it is such a no-brainer: it would provide income to depopulated rural areas, aid to the elderly, and even material for traditional textiles.

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Legalize it. Don't criticize it. - Yoda Tosh

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Weird world. Smoking is more and more restricted while cannabis is more and more accepted.

The former is horrendous for the body, with no positive effects, while not even getting you high. The latter is safe to use, has many medicinal effects, and gets you high to boot.

That's not a weird world at all - it's a world moving towards sanity.

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The latter is safe to use, has many medicinal effects, and gets you high to boot.

That's not a weird world at all - it's a world moving towards sanity.

LOL. Enough said.

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