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The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said Tuesday it will review the status of cannabis on its banned substances list in the wake of the positive test that saw U.S. sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson suspended from the Olympics.

Following a meeting of WADA’s executive committee in Istanbul, the global anti-doping watchdog said a scientific review of cannabis would be conducted next year — although the drug would remain banned in 2022.

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