While there is little debate, the use of CBD e-liquid by UFC fighters has been controversial, today the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is said to be ready to authorize the substance.
The news comes straight from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), which updated the list of banned substances. While the debate was launched some time ago, CBD today is no longer part of doping substances.
Le cannabidiol, or CBD, is one of the active cannabinoid 85 cannabis, and the main argument of the debate around the medical use of marijuana. While THC is mostly studied in its side effects, it seems that the CBD has none, and that the medical evidence of its benefits accumulate.
You should know that currently the market for CBD e-liquid is literally exploding in the United States but also in Europe. We recently learned that the LFEL (French e-liquid laboratory) is also working on the subject.
Regarding the World Anti-Doping Agency, she said: “ Cannabidiol is no longer prohibited. If the synthetic cannabidiol is not a cannabimimetic; that which is extracted from cannabis plants, on the other hand, may contain varying concentrations of THC. For its part, THC remains a prohibited substance " page (in French).
It was Nate Diaz, the former UFC lightweight title challenger who stood out vaporizing CBD e-liquid appearing at a press conference with an e-cigarette in hand.
« It's CBD Said Diaz " This helps the healing process and helps reduce inflammation.". For this behavior, Nate Diaz received a " public warning From USADA. The Stockton fighter should have faced a suspension for testing positive for CBD following his fight with McGregor in the UFC.
Because the USADA (US Anti-Doping Agency) follows the standards set by the Anti-Doping Agency, that means all UFC fighters will be allowed to use CBD as of January 1, 2018.