new HISA rules

As HISA Medication Program Nears Launch, Key Points Raised

This past year, the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act (HISA) has encountered more legal scrutiny than Leona Helmsley's last will and testament. But as of writing, no court action prevents the law's anti-doping and medication control (ADMC) program from going into effect on March 27 in all but three states—Texas, West Virginia and Louisiana—pending Federal Trade Commission approval. To prepare for launch, Mary Scollay, the Horseracing Integrity & Welfare Unit's (HIWU) chief of science, has been racking up frequent flier points on a whistle-stop tour of the country's horsemen's groups. On Monday...

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