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New Article on Steroids and Anti-Aging

In an article entitled “Sympathy for the Devil: everything you thought you knew about steroids is wrong,” LA Weekly’s Steven Kotler separates fact from myth and fiction on the subject of anabolic steroids as used by mature adult males (not teens, or women). Following the research and perspective advanced in Legal Muscle, this article will…

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Girls Gone Steroids?

Is there a burgeoning epidemic of little girls taking steroids to tone up? The Associated Press says there is, but the truth may surprise you. Read the papers and you’d think that there’s a massive army of juiced-up prepubescent girls terrorizing the playgrounds of America. We can credit Associated Press (AP) reporter Linda A. Johnson…

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Anti-Supplement Bill Defeated

An Oregon bill which would have subjected school coaches to arrest and up to three months’ imprisonment for even suggesting the use of sports nutrition supplements was defeated by a narrow House vote of 30-27. Rep. Scott Bruun called the bill a “solution in search of a problem,” and said it unfairly lumps in illegal…

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Steroid Prosecution Articles

Several steroid-related articles by Eric Dexheimer in the Denver Westword feature Rick Collins and his practice. One article is entitled “Flexing His Muscle: The Air Force Academy discovered that prosecuting accused steroid-abusers is as tricky as attorney Rick Collins says,” while another entitled “What’s the Beef?” states: “If you’ve been busted for steroid possession —…

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Of Terrorism and Steroids

Jon E. Dougherty, a veteran reporter, author, and founder and editor-in-chief of Voices Magazine presents his views on the new Congressional priority of investigating and legislating against the use of performance-enhancing substances when far more pressing concerns are put on the back burner. “It may have been unfair for Mark McGwire and Barry Bonds to…

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New Bill to Amend Federal Steroid Law

Senator Joe Biden has introduced a new bill, S. 893, to amend the Anabolic Steroid Control Act of 2004 which contained two errors in chemical nomenclature. The bill was passed by the Senate on April 25, 2005, and was referred the next day to the House Committees on Energy and Commerce and the Judiciary.

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McCain wants USADA to Test Major Sports

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) joined Reps. Tom Davis (R-Va.), chairman of the House Government Reform Committee, and the ranking Democrat, Henry Waxman (Calif.), yesterday afternoon to introduce legislation to establish uniform steroid policies for professional sports. The legislation, called the “Clean Sports Act of 2005” (S. 1114), sets minimum penalties of a two-year ban for…

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New Bill would Criminalize DHEA

A new bill, S. 1137, introduced May 26, 2005 by Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) would add DHEA to the list of federally controlled anabolic steroids. Introducing the bill, he said: “Yet as I speak, on the shelves of health stores across the country, sits one anabolic steroid that can be bought by anyone, at any…

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The “Whizzinator” and Drug Masking Devices

Minnesota airport security caught Viking running back Onterrio Smith with a device called the Whizzinator, along with white powder reported to be dehydrated urine. The device, which comes in five skin tones, is marketed as “an easy to conceal, easy to use urinating device with a very realistic prosthetic penis. The ready availability of the…

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Heavyweight Boxer Tests Positive

James Toney was stripped of the World Boxing Association (WBA) heavyweight title for a positive steroid test following his victory over John Ruiz on April 30, 2005. Ruiz was reinstated as the champion. Toney maintained his innocence but declined to challenge the test result. His promoter blamed a legal cortisone-based product which Toney took to…