UFC225 & The Illinois State Athletic Commission on Marijuana

UFC225 & The Illinois State Athletic Commission on Marijuana

If you are planning on fighting at UFC225 I would throw away the pipe as USADA may have its rules set for marijuana usage which is currently150ng/ml for in competition tests, however, there is no such rules allowed whilst competing in MMA in the state of Illinois, who currently hold a zero-tolerance policy.

The cultivation, trafficking, sale, or possession of marijuana is a crime in Illinois under the state’s Controlled Substances Act, however they seem to be pretty tolerant if you are found to be in possession of less than 2.5 grams of cannabis which is classified as a class C misdemeanour.

I guess the state are determined to project the right optics(In regard to the states current controlled substance act) and whilst they have a moderate policy on Marijuana possession they are not keen to host an MMA event that gives the impression

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