Taking the high road: Nevada will no longer discipline fighters for marijuana

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Guardian sport and agencies

  • Nevada’s athletic commission makes ruling by unanimous vote
  • Decision comes on heels of Sha’Carri Richardson’s suspension

Nevada’s state athletic commission, the most significant regulatory body for combat sports in the United States and perhaps the world, unanimously voted against disciplining boxers and mixed martial arts fighters who test positive for marijuana, the organization announced Wednesday.

This move comes on the heels of the United States Anti-Doping Agency (Usada) adopting a similar stance.

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