Failed Drug Tests in FIFA

in Substance Abuse

The Chief Medical Officer of the International Federation of Association Football (FIFIA) stated that the governing body conducts over 30,000 drug tests during a typical year.

Out of those tests, between 70 to 90 tests comes back positive for banned substances. Most of the positive tests are for marijuana or cocaine.

Source:  Stefan Coerts, “FIFA blames cocaine and marijuana for failed doping tests,” Yahoo Sports, August 3, 2013.

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