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22 September 2010

WADA cracks down on banned drugs

The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) has widened the net on performance-enhancing drugs by creating a new class of banned substances.

The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) has widened the net on performance-enhancing drugs by creating a new class of banned substances that includes drugs sold on the black market before approval by the pharmaceutical industry.

The most significant change is the addition of a new section on "non-approved substances," a move to combat cheating with drugs that are still under clinical development by medical companies.

 
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