CSAC Executive Officer Andy Foster Issues Statement Regarding Nevada’s Elimination of Testosterone Replacement Therapy

SACRAMENTO – California State Athletic Commission Executive Officer Andy Foster today released the following statement regarding Nevada’s elimination of Testosterone Replacement Therapy:  

“The California State Athletic Commission fully supports the Nevada State Athletic Commission’s decision to eliminate Therapeutic Use Exemptions (TUE) for Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) in boxing and mixed martial arts. California is a strong supporter of anti-doping efforts. As part of California’s anti-doping efforts, the Commission recently began the rulemaking process to require meeting World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) standards as the only way to obtain a TUE for TRT. This standard is so high that it is an effective ban except under the most extreme circumstances. Until the rulemaking process is complete and the regulations are fully adopted, the Commission has a total ban on TRT. California remains committed to protecting the health and safety of athletes and having strict anti-doping standards is one of the ways this is accomplished.”

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The California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) regulates professional and amateur boxing, kickboxing and mixed martial arts throughout the State by licensing all participants and supervising the events. The Commission is dedicated to the health, safety and welfare of participants in regulated competitive sporting events, through ethical and professional service. For more information about CSAC, visit www.dca.ca.gov/csac.

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