Minister: take marijuana off doping list

Sports minister wants marijuana off doping list Recreational drugs such as marijuana and alcohol should be removed from the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) list of banned substances, Dutch sports minister Clemence Ross has told a closed conference on doping in Amsterdam.

‘Combating soft drugs should be a task for the government,’ the Associated Press reported the minister as saying. She added that It did not make sense for WADA to punish athletes for using drugs that did not boost performance.

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