Reminder to athletes: Check your medications and know your exemption requirements
Ottawa – December 5, 2022 – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) reminds athletes to review their medical exemption requirements to ensure they are compliant with the rules of the Canadian Anti-Doping Program (CADP). Under the World Anti-Doping Code and the CADP, athletes who are prescribed a medication that is included in the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) Prohibited List may be required to apply for a medical exemption to permit its usage for therapeutic reasons.
There have recently been several cases of athletes who were not aware of their requirements in this process, which turned a positive test into an anti-doping rule violation.
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