What are Therapeutic Use Exemptions? Here’s what you need to know

What are Therapeutic Use Exemptions? Here’s what you need to know
 

TUEs are the new ACLs*. As in they have become a thing in sport, are much easier to turn into an acronym than say in full and leave quite a few people scratching their heads.
First off, what does TUE stand for? Therapeutic Use Exemptions.
What are they? They refer to a process by which a professional athlete can obtain and take a prescribed prohibited substance for the treatment of a legitimate medical condition.
In order to be allowed to take the drug an athlete must submit a request to the International Federation of their sport who then determine whether to sanction it or not.
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27 September 2016 in Sport, Views: 25
Source: Metro
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