A U.S. sprinter has been suspended from this year's Olympic games because of a cannabis test—but why is cannabis disallowed?
The USADA addressed the consequences of marijuana use in a letter to Congress members who criticized sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson's ban from the Olympics.
The Marijuana Eradication Operation lasting 10 days led to 33,480 pounds of the drug being seized and the arrests of 131 people.
A major combat sports regulator will no longer discipline fighters who have THC in their systems.
Dr. Michael LaPaglia, who was already on parole, is accused of allegedly clearing patients using antibody tests not capable of checking for current infections.
"We certainly have to respect the role of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency and the U.S. Olympic Committee and the decisions they make, but it is sad," Psaki said on Wednesday.
The 21-year-old sprinter cannot run in the Olympic 100-meter race after testing positive for a chemical found in marijuana.
"The imposition of a penalty against a world-class Black, queer, woman athlete is powerfully and infuriatingly reminiscent of the way drug laws are regularly applied in the United States," the MoveOn petition read.
Richardson's suspension will keep her from running in the 2021 Olympics after she tested positive for cannabis.
The sprinter has received political support following her positive test for cannabis which rules her out of the Tokyo Games.
"The divergent treatment of recreational alcohol and marijuana use reflects obsolete stereotypes about cannabis products," the congresswoman wrote in a letter to the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency.
Many on Twitter were "sickened" by the USADA's decision to suspend Sha'Carri Richardson after she tested positive for cannabis.
The sprinter appeared on the "Today" show to discuss failed drug test.
The 21-year-old sprinter could be shut out of the Tokyo Olympics, which start in three weeks. Fans have been calling for her to get "the same pass Michael Phelps received."
Richardson was America's top 100-meter sprinter at the U.S. Team Trials and a favorite to win gold at the Tokyo Summer Games later this month.
"This contradictory and unstable state of affairs strains basic principles of federalism and conceals traps for the unwary," Thomas wrote on Monday.
"On-chain signals indicate that strong hands are aggressively buying the Bitcoin dip," Alexandra Clark, a trader at London-based GlobalBlock, said in a research note. And marijuana-related stocks are getting a close look from investors as more states legalize the drug or decriminalize possession of small amounts for personal use.
"This is extremely discouraging and alarming to know that these products could end up in the hands of our young children who think they're having an afternoon snack that cannot be allowed," said New York Senator Todd Kaminsky.
Scott's family is "extremely disappointed" by a Texas grand jury's decision not to charge the detention officers involved in the Black man's death, its attorney said.
The 2020 NBA champion was apprehended on Tuesday while trying to board a flight at Easterwood Airport in College Station, Texas.
New studies from IIHS and HLDI show that there is a correlation between marijuana legalization and car accident rates in the immediate aftermath of legalization legislation taking effect.
On the night of June 1, a stretch of sidewalk on Eighth Avenue in Brooklyn became the site of a human feeding frenzy as pedestrians rushed to seize handfuls of marijuana that had seemingly fallen from the sky.
Under current New Jersey law, recreational vendors don't have licenses yet, but one possible loophole is that giving away free pot as a "gift" is arguably legal, although that fact is in contention.
Joe Exotic's cannabis products will be sold in Colorado, California and Oklahoma.
The girl apparently thought she was eating candy when she saw the package containing the logo of the popular fruit punch.
Several U.S. states have set up promotions and lotteries to encourage residents to get their COVID vaccines.
"The outdoor temperature was determined to be at least 100 degrees at the time of the incident," police in Visalia, California, said.
"At the AG Expungement Fairs, get vaccinated and you get to dunk the AG," Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel tweeted on Wednesday.