201502.06
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Fat Profits

Q: How much of America’s childhood obesity epidemic is the fault of the Government’s bad nutrition advice and policies? A: Governments are made up of individuals, doing their jobs, trying to do what they think is right. I don’t believe anybody in the FDA or Department of Agriculture (USDA) purposely wants to make people fat…

201501.16
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What Can Your DNA Tell You Now?

Q: Why have DNA home testing kits stopped showing you what diseases you might get? A: When the Human Genome Project was completed in 2003, it opened up a brave new world of possibilities for consumers. Companies began marketing home kits to analyze the DNA in your saliva. At first, the results provided details about…

201410.10
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Busted: Legal Q & A; Fit to be Thai’ed

Q: I saw on Facebook that you were recently in Thailand. How do Thai views on bodybuilding and fitness compare with those in the Western world? A: I had the privilege of being invited to lecture at the Asia Fitness Convention (AFC) in Bangkok. I spoke about performance-enhancing drugs, steroids and supplements, emphasizing what fitness…

201409.29
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Busted: Legal Q & A; The “Risk” of Testosterone to Your Heart

Q: What’s the deal with the new study about testosterone therapy increasing your risk for a heart attack? A: The Internet is on fire with advertisements from hungry class action lawyers urging “victims of testosterone” to sue, trolling for clients with the claim that a “Study finds testosterone supplementation can triple your risk of death”…

201312.30
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Melanotan-II, Other Peptides and the Law of “Research Purposes Only” Chemicals

The U.S. Government’s Department of Justice has recently prosecuted conduct involving the marketing and distribution of Melanotan I, Melanotan II, Growth Hormone Releasing Hormone (“CJC-1295”), Growth Hormone Releasing Peptide-6 (“GHRP-6”), GHRP-2, GHRH-RP, Myostatin Propeptide, Mechano Growth Factor (“MGF”) and other peptide chemicals for “Research Purposes Only.”  Collins, McDonald & Gann partner and SteroidLaw.com founder Rick…

201311.01
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Our Kids on Steroids

Q:   Teen steroid abuse keeps rising every year.  As parents, how should we approach this serious problem? A:   I’m a parent too and completely agree that teen steroid abuse is a serious problem.  But hysterical media reports which claim that teen steroid use is rising or has reached epidemic proportions are unfounded.  In the newInterventions for…

201306.29
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Latest Steroid Horror Stories

Q:  Your book “Legal Muscle” was filled with cases where people’s lives were turned upside down by steroid charges or arrests.  What’s the latest?    A:  Where there’s crime, there’s punishment.  But what’s a fair and sensible punishment?  Justice, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder.  Having been a prosecutor and now having been…

201306.15
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Steroids, HGH, and the Honest Senator

The public approval rating for Congress is only 15%.[1] Americans rate the honesty and ethical standards of its members as second lowest on a list of 22 professions measured – higher only than car salespeople.[2] Many of us in the bodybuilding and fitness community view what Congress has done with anabolic steroids and Human Growth Hormone (HGH)…

201304.18
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Rick Collins To Speak At Upcoming Sports Safety Conference

CMG Partner to Address Steroids and Teen Athletes at April 11th Conference Presented by the Long Island Youth Safety Coalition Rick Collins will be a featured speaker at tomorrow’s Sports Safety Conference being presented by the Long Island Youth Safety Coalition.  Rick will be speaking at a session entitled “Your Kids on Steroids” – where he will address…