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S8. Cannabinoids

If a Substance or Method is not defined in this list, please verify with your Anti-Doping Organization.

All prohibited substances in this class are Specified Substances.

Substance of Abuse in this section: tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)

All natural and synthetic cannabinoids are prohibited, e.g.

  • In cannabis (hashish, marijuana) and cannabis products
  • Natural and synthetic tetrahydrocannabinols (THCs)
  • Synthetic cannabinoids that mimic the effects of THC


  • Cannabidiol

Note: Athletes should be aware that some CBD products extracted from cannabis plants may also contain THC that could result in a positive test for a prohibited cannabinoid.