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Dec 27, 2020
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China will criminalize doping from March 1

Xinhua News Agency reported that the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress of China voted to amend the criminal law, which will imprisonment for coercing or inciting athletes to use doping.

China will criminalize doping from March 1

Now, according to the adopted regulation to Article 355, any person who will lure or incite athletes to use doping in domestic or international competitions can go to prison for up to three years, and will also be fined.

More severe penalties will be for those who organize the use of doping by athletes or force them to do so. This amendment will enter into force on March 1, 2021.

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