The World Anti-Doping Agency has removed CBD from its list of banned substances for 2018 and added synthetic cannabinoids such as “Spice”. However, according to the 2018 Prohibited List Summary, athletes tested will want to ensure that their CBD products are accurately tested and labelled as THC remains prohibited.
“Cannabidiol is no longer prohibited. Synthetic cannabidiol is not a cannibalistic; however, cannabidiol extracted from plants grown from cannabis seeds may also contain variable concentrations of THC.
Last year, the U. S. Anti-Doping Agency investigated Ultimate Fighting championship star Nate Diaz after appearing at a press conference with an openly sprayed spray. At that time, after the fight with Connor McGregor, Diaz said the spray was filled with CBD oil, which helped him “in the healing process through the anti-inflammatory virtues. The agency took no action against Diaz, instead of leaving him with a warning. Diaz, 32, has not fought since the event, but in an interview with MMA Fighting last May, Diaz, who is fighting in Stockton, California, alluded to his links with some legal cannabis companies.
The Nevada Athletic Commission and the World Anti-Doping Agency set the threshold limit for THC at 150 nanograms per millilitre of blood.