Judo Olympian Booted For Pot

    United States' Nicholas Delpopolo looks on during the men's -73kg judo contest of the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 30, 2012 at the ExCel arena in London. AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFE        (Photo credit should read FRANCK FIFE/AFP/GettyImages)

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    Oops. American judo Olympian Nick Delpopolo was disqualified from the games after testing positive for THC. The 23-year-old said that the trace amounts of marijuana were caused by some food he ate before leaving for the Olympics. Apparently, Delpopolo failed to realize that said item of food was “baked” with weed. He finished seventh in his judo event, leading us to believe that pot is not a performance enhancing drug.

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