The National Basketball Association recently changed their regulation to allow players to use cannabis, which was previously not allowed. Moving forward, players will continue to be tested for performance-enhancing drugs but will not be tested for recreational drugs such as cannabis. This change will be effective when the league begins again in July, after the break due to Coronavirus.
So how does this apply to CBD use? This change is particularly useful for players wishing to use CBD but were worried about any trace amounts of THC in the products. Not all CBD products guarantee 0% THC, which can be a concern for athletes who get tested for cannabis and don’t want to risk getting in trouble for THC levels which aren’t even associated with cannabis use. NBA players will no longer have to worry about that problem and can use any CBD products whether or not the products contain trace amounts of cannabis.
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