About Millard Baker

Millard Baker+ writes about anabolic steroids and performance enhancing drugs and their use and impact in sport and society. He discusses the medical and non-medical uses of anabolic-androgenic steroids while advocating a harm reduction approach to steroid education.

President Obama: Don’t Buy Steroids from Asia Pharma

Owner of Asia Pharma steroid laboratory designated under Kingpin Act by President Obama

Mihael Karner, the owner of Asia Pharma and various steroid ecommerce websites, was designated as a narcotics trafficking “kingpin” by President Obama. The designation imposes serious sanctions on individuals and companies, domestically and internationally, who choose to buy anabolic steroids from and/or otherwise do business with Karner.

President Obama Escalates War on Steroids – Targets Asia Pharma Owner with Kingpin Act

Mihael Karner, the owner of Asia Pharma, arrested in Austria on December 27, 2011

President Barack Obama has escalated the United States’ international war on anabolic steroids by designating steroid dealer Mihael Karner as a “kingpin” under the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act. The designation places Karner (and steroids) alongside individuals and violent drug cartels involved in the distribution of heroin, cocaine and methamphetamines.

American Public Believes Teenagers Have Bigger Problems Than Steroids – And They’re Right

Center for Social Development and Education (CSDE), anti-steroid advocacy and steroid use by adolescents

The American public believes that teenagers are facing much more serious problems in high schools today than the threat of anabolic steroids according to a study published by the Center for Social Development and Education (CSDE) at the University of Massachusetts Boston. Americans were incredibly accurate in their assessment. However, CSDE researchers refused to accept this. Instead, they became advocates guilty of pandering to the anti-steroid organizations that funded their research.

Pain and Gain Movie Makes Bodybuilders and Steroid Users Look Bad

Pain & Gain movie's negative portrayal of bodybuilders and steroid users

To say the movie reinforces negative bodybuilding stereotypes is an understatement. “Pain & Gain“ is bad for bodybuilders. And it is even worse for steroid users. Bodybuilders aren’t just portrayed as dumb, their stupidity seemingly has no limits. Steroid users aren’t just portrayed as prone to “roid rage”, the extent of their violence is utterly sadistic.

Kane Roberts – Former Alice Cooper Guitarist Defends Anabolic Steroid Use

Kane Roberts on steroids with Alice Cooper

Kane Roberts, the former heavy metal guitarist and songwriter for Alice Cooper during the late 1980s, defended his previous use of anabolic steroids in a recent interview. Roberts explained that he “dabbled” with steroids but didnt’ “go crazy on steroids.” He didn’t experience any serious side effects and the benefits clearly outweighed the costs according to Roberts.

FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force Keeps Americans Safe from Anabolic Steroids

FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force stops illegal distribution of anabolic steroids

The FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Forces do it all when it comes to investigating terrorism threats against the United States. And when they’re not busy tracing sources of terrorist funding, responding to threats of anthrax and biological weapons or stopping terrorists with explosives, they spend their free time cracking down on steroid dealers and keeping the streets of America safe from the muscle-building drugs known as anabolic steroids.

Steroid Source Labels Package as Containing Explosives Component Used by Terrorists

ZQ steroid powder source labels package a component of "explosive of choice" for Al-Qaeda terroristss

A California-based UGL was busted after its Chinese steroid powder source “ZQ” labeled a steroid package as containing two kilograms of pentaerythritol. Pentaerythritol is a crucial building block of the highly explosive compound known as pentaerythritol tetranitrate (PETN). PETN is considered the “explosive of choice” by terrorists around the world.

Steroid and hGH Users – The Unbelievable Story of How Don Hooton Got Your Money

Don Hooton of the Taylor Hooton Foundation (THF), an anti-steroid education organization

The Taylor Hooton Foundation has been hired by the Rhode Island Interscholastic League (RIIL) to conduct “anti-steroid” assemblies in Rhode Island high schools during the 2013-2014 academic year. In an unusual turn of events, money spent by bodybuilders on steroids and hGH has ended up in the pocket of THF president Don Hooton. Even stranger was the possibility that this may not have happened without the use of United States anti-terrorism laws!

A-Rod, Steroids and the Most Reliable Triple Hearsay from the New York Times

New York Times and anabolic steroids

The New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez purchased documents linking him to the Biogenesis steroid scandal in an effort to suppress incriminating information. How do we know? Because the New York Times tells us so. The perpetuation of the A-Rod witch-hunt is made possible through the magic of anonymous sources and the generous use of hearsay. […]

Nasser el Sonbaty and Anabolic Steroids

Nasser el Sonbaty at the 1997 Mr. Olympia. Nasser was always open and honest about anabolic steroids to anyone who asked.

IFBB pro bodybuilder Nasser el Sonbaty died in his sleep on March 20, 2013 after being ill for several months. Given that Nasser el Sonbaty admitted using anabolic steroids in a sport where steroid use is pervasive, many people predictably blamed Nasser’s death on his use of steroids. Here’s what we think of the anti-steroid crusaders who want to condemn Nasser in the days following his death.