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Old 02-14-2013, 11:44 AM   #24
citybert
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Originally Posted by mariecon View Post
Acai is a banned substance?
Here is the espn article

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Sibutramine is a stimulant and Zahlavova-Strycova claimed she ingested it when taking the supplement ACAI Berry Thin, an assertion the International Tennis Federation (ITF) has accepted.

"Ms Zahlavova Strycova asserted that the sibutramine, for which she did not hold a valid therapeutic use exemption, had got into her system through her ingestion of the supplement ACAI Berry Thin,'' an ITF statement said."
http://www.espn.co.uk/tennis/sport/story/193152.html
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