201211.12
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Rick Collins Interviewed by healthlevelup.com

as seen on healthlevelup.com Interview with Rick Collins Esq, Lawyer, Bodybuilder, Alpha-male Rick Collins Esq is the link between law and bodybuilding. When I was first discovering body building, Rick Collins’s excellent book Legal Muscleintroduced me to the Good, the Band and the Ugly Truth about Steroids. The negative mystique about steroids was dispelled and replaced with a real…

201011.08
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Hofstra Law Symposium on Steroids: Video Link

Rick Collins, a Hofstra Law alumnus, recently brought together some of the country’s leaders in the field of performance-enhancing drugs for a full-day conference at Hofstra Law School. The conference, held on October 29th, examined some of the key issues surrounding steroids from a variety of perspectives, and featured some of country’s top experts in…

201008.30
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Did Steroids Make Him Do It?

In June, 2008, convicted big-time steroid dealer David Jacobs and his on again off again girlfriend, popular IFBB figure pro Amanda Jo Savell, were found shot to death in his Plano, Texas home. Jacobs, reportedly one of the biggest juice dealers in the country, had cooperated with authorities after his arrest and then received a…

201005.24
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New Supplement Counsel Blog!

Collins, McDonald & Gann has launched its newly formatted blog at www.supplementcounsel.com. Dedicated to keeping dietary supplement industry and supplement consumers informed of the latest legislative and regulatory developments, the CMG blog features the contributions of attorneys Rick Collins and Alan Feldstein.

201002.03
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Senator McCain to Introduce Legislation Regarding “FDA’s Current Regulations on Dietary Supplements”

Senator John McCain (R-AZ) has announced his intention to introduce legislation amending the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act in areas that would affect dietary supplements, including the sports nutrition category. The bill would: establish new facility registration requirements to identify all brands, products, and ingredients; redefine “new dietary ingredients” based on a FDA list…

200912.08
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Three More Steroids Criminalized

The DEA has issued a Final Rule, effective January 4, 2010, classifying the following three steroids as “anabolic steroids”‘ under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA): Boldione, desoxymethyltestosterone, and 19-nor-4,9(10)-androstadienedione. As of January 4, these steroids and their salts, esters, and ethers are Schedule III controlled substances subject to the regulatory control provisions of the CSA.

200906.11
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Bureaucrats vs. Physicians: Have Doctors Been Stripped of their Power to Determine the Proper Use of HGH in Treating Adult Disease?

The “anti-aging” use of Human Growth Hormone has come under increasing fire from medical and regulatory watchdogs.  However, a new article in the Washington University School of Law Journal of Law & Policy dissects and discredits the positions espoused by such critics.  The debate is unlikley to end any time soon.

200905.14
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New John Stossel Report on Steroids

Following the 2005 HBO Real Sports segment and the Bigger, Stronger, Faster* film, John Stossel investigates and draws some conclusions about anabolic steroids that fly in the face of mainstream thinking. Read his commentary here or watch the TV segment here.  Food for thought…..?

200812.27
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Teen Steroid Use Continues to Decline

Despite sensationalistic media claims of a “burgeoning epidemic,” the plain truth is that teen steroid use has steadily declined since 2002 according to the published data of the widely accepted Monitoring the Future studies. Read more…