The goal of the research is to understand the health and recovery needs of elite athletes in a highly competitive sport like MMA. The data will be used to “drive the development of science-backed, hemp-derived CBD topicals that will be safe and reliable.”

The UFC said CBD is allowed under USADA and WADA regulations, but the organization wants to be the leaders on educating its athletes on its use.

More at: https://globalnews.ca/news/5689002/aurora-cannabis-ufc-cbd-research/