Certain doping substances may only be manufactured, processed, acquired, wholesaled or retailed, stored, transported within the State, imported or exported in accordance with the procedure laid down by law and for non-sporting purposes. ‘Certain doping substances’ mean substances that promote or inhibit the physical and mental activity of the body, including: 1) non-approved substances as defined in the World Anti-Doping Code; 2) anti-estrogenic substances (anti-estrogens and selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMs) specified in the World Anti-Doping Code).
Draft Law amending Article 2 of Law No XII-1672 of the Republic of Lithuania on the control of certain doping substances
The draft Law proposes to include in the list of certain doping substances referred to in Article 2 of the Law of the Republic of Lithuania on the control of certain doping substances new doping substances (unapproved and anti-estrogenic substances), the production, processing, acquisition, wholesale or retail trade, possession, transport within the state, import or export of which is only allowed for health care, veterinary, scientific, educational and law enforcement purposes in accordance with the procedure laid down by law. For sporting purposes, the use of these substances is permitted with a prescription and authorisation for therapeutic use.
Keywords: WADA, sports, doping, substances prohibited in sports.