Why hangover cures are giving doctors new headaches

Vitamin cocktails, cannabis and supplements all contribute to grey areas.
Rachel Fieldhouse
Dr Laura Lallenec. Photo: Twitter.

The rise of medicinal cannabis and trendy ‘hangover cure’ vitamin infusions are making it harder for anti-doping doctors to draw the line between medical and recreational drug use and an intent to cheat.

This responsibility falls on Sports Integrity Australia (SIA), the regulator formerly known as ASADA, which has the job of implementing the World Anti-Doping Code in Australia.