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The Role of Science in Anti-Doping

Science plays a crucial role in in the fight for clean sport and USADA’s team of experts play a major role in applying and growing the field of anti-doping science, which brings together toxicology, pharmacology, clinical chemistry, and biological sciences.

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U.S. Paralympic Judo Athlete Anthony Ferraro Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

August 8, 2018 USADA announced today that Anthony Ferraro, of Spring Lake, N.J., an athlete in the sport of Paralympic Judo, has accepted a six-month sanction for an anti-doping rule violation. Ferraro, 23, tested positive for Carboxy-Tetrahydrocannabinol (Carboxy-THC), the pharmacologically-active metabolite of marijuana and/or hashish, above the decision limit of 180 ng/mL, as a result

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