The new federal steroid law has been passed! On October 22, 2004, President Bush signed into law the Anabolic Steroid Control Act of 2004, scheduled to take effect 90 days later. The law adds 26 compounds to the existing 1990 list of steroids that are classified as Schedule III controlled substances. Possession of a single andro or other prohormone tablet, for example, will be … [Read more...] about Legal Analysis of Anabolic Steroid Control Act of 2004
What if Government authorities develop an interest in you? What if they focus on your online activities, and decide to develop a profile on your habits and contacts? They seek to identify your associates through the email addresses of those you’ve corresponded with.One surveillance approach the Government has used in recent years has been to apply pen registers and trap and … [Read more...] about The Patriot Act and You
There was a 22-year-old aspiring bodybuilder who claimed that he used creatine monohydrate at recommended doses for three and a half months. What happened to him? Well, here’s how journalists presented the case in the papers.The story begins by describing the "deep blue and red scar [that] carves the skin on the outside of both of [his] legs, from his hips to his ankles. … [Read more...] about Insider’s Update on the Regulatory Issues Surrounding Sports Supplements
How am I most likely to get arrested for steroids? Traditionally, the most likely way to get arrested for any drug charge, including steroids, was probably for selling them to someone who has his own legal problems and is secretly cooperating with law enforcement. Under federal law and the laws of many states, selling steroids, or possessing them with intent to sell, is a … [Read more...] about Arrested for Buying or Selling Anabolic Steroids?
Rick Collins' Advice to Teenagers (excerpted from Legal Muscle)The way I see it, most everything has risks and benefits. That's especially true of medications, such as anabolic steroids. The choice of whether or not to take steroids involves weighing the risks against the benefits. The risk include numerous possible side effects, including the possibility of never growing … [Read more...] about What Do We Tell Teenagers About Anabolic Steroids?
Excessive drug use by strength athletes at the competitive level is widespread. Hardcore bodybuilders today are using sophisticated arrays of anabolic steroids along with human growth hormone, insulin, thyroid preparations, and intravenous diuretics, often in staggering dosages. The obvious health dangers associated with such practices have spawned a backlash movement called … [Read more...] about “Natural Bodybuilding” – Modern Oxymoron?