If no penalty, why test for it?

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  1. Son of Sonnen

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    Jimmy Smith asked on Twitter yesterday and I haven't been able to find an answer? If its not a WADA violation and NSAC cannot do anything about it, If the UFC has no policy on this, does anyone know why fighters are tested for it?
     
  2. JsinLegacy

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    That is the million dollar question.
     
  3. saminex

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    Drug tests are done on a panel. You dont test for one thing at a time. It's just part of the procedure. Probably a multi screen
     
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    If Jim don't know the answer, then nobody knows.
     
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    Very good question; but the person talking about the panel is probably right
     
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    So you get a suspension for hitting a bong, but railing some coke is all fine and dandy?
     
  7. Post Crisis

    Post Crisis Professional Shit-poster

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    Kevin Iole alludes to it perhaps being a mistake.
     
  8. tjumper78

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    so you can warn them before the "real tests".
     
  9. RedRackham

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    They were not testing for Cocaine, they were testing for PED's. Since Cocaine is an illegal drug and it came up they had to report it.

    And don't say its rich famous people getting away with drugs. Unless you're black down in a southern state, you could go to almost any police station in a America, tell them you WERE doing coke but are going to go to rehab now, and they'd probably be like.....ok...... whatever. They have enough current crack heads robbing and slime to worry about someone in that situation who might have a coke problem.
     
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    if it was some random fighter then he'd be suspended or fired
     
  11. TardStrong

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    Sorry but can you explain exactly how the results come about? It is my understanding that they have to actually test for each individual item they are looking for. They don't just send it through and out come the results of everything that was in it correct? They will only find out what is in the urine by what they test for so if they are not looking for something there is no way they can find it
     
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    Fine, after "translating" the panel test and determining the source was not on the OOC list of banned substances, the real question is why report it?

    The panels may show "lots", but upon closer evaluation when the source is determined NOT to be in violation. We should not have the right to this data!
     

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