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DEA warns young adults have easy access to steroids on social media

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The DEA is warning how easy it is for teens and young adults to buy illegal steroids from sites like YouTube, Facebook and even Instagram.

Having a drug dealer at the tip of your fingers.

Dante Sorianello of the DEA said, “Sure! They are out there, and we aggressively have units that pay attention to those type of steroids, they are dangerous.”

After some simple searches for steroids, we found a number of YouTube videos that showed either who to call to buy steroids, complete with a Whatsapp contact number, or how to use them, while Facebook is known to have programs devoted to policing other social ills such as cocaine, or heroin use, the selling of illegal steroids has been able to stay off their radar.… Continue Reading...

Drug dealers are peddling steroids on Facebook and YouTube

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The sale of illicit wares across social media platforms is raising questions about how well the companies are policing their sites.

September 16 at 6:00 AM

Drug dealers are turning to Facebook and other popular social media sites to peddle steroids, which are illegal without a prescription, raising more questions about whether the companies are properly policing their platforms.… Continue Reading...

Dallas man admits role in importing steroids from Asia, selling them across U.S.

A Dallas man admitted this week to taking part in a scheme to import illegal steroids from Asia and sell them throughout the United States.

Christopher Crotty, 34, pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to one count of possession of steroids with intent to distribute.

Authorities said Ryan Conor Savage, 36, of Fort Worth began importing steroids in 2015 and Crotty joined the partnership in early 2017.

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London Bridge attack trio ‘had taken large quantities of steroids’

Members of the emergency services tend a person injured in the attack on London Bridge on 3 June 2017.

The three men who carried out the London Bridge terrorist attack had taken large quantities of steroids before killing eight people, a court has heard.

Khuram Butt, 27, Rachid Redouane, 30, and Youssef Zaghba, 22 were shot dead by police after using a van to plough into pedestrians on the bridge and then stabbing people in nearby Borough Market on 3 June last year.… Continue Reading...

London attacker took steroids before deadly rampage

Khalid Masood, the man responsible for the worst terrorist attack in London in more than a decade, kept to himself in recent years, neighbors say. But he had a checkered past involving a series of aliases and a string of convictions for violence and possession of weapons.

LONDON (Reuters) – The man who mowed down pedestrians on London’s Westminster Bridge before killing a police officer outside Britain’s parliament last year had taken steroids beforehand, a London court heard on Monday.… Continue Reading...

Famous bodybuilder dead at 46 – advises against steroid use

 Tributes have been paid to pro bodybuilder Rich Piana amid rumours of his death

Tributes have been paid to pro bodybuilder Rich Piana amid rumours of his death

ELITE bodybuilder Rich Piana has died more than two weeks after he was placed in an induced coma – with his estranged wife paying a touching tribute to her ex.

Fellow bodybuilders and fans had spoken of their shock this morning amid previously unconfirmed reports Piana had died after collapsing from a possible overdose.… Continue Reading...

Three sent to prison for illegal steroid sales in Nebraska and Iowa

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An investigation into sales of illegal steroids in Nebraska and Iowa covered three years and took authorities from China to Omaha to Iowa, a Drug Enforcement Agency official said.

The probe resulted in federal prison sentences for Jeffrey B. Lackas of Bettendorf, Iowa; Stanley Szeto of Iowa City; and Daniel Cruz-Bonilla of Fontana, California.… Continue Reading...

Bikini model pleads guilty to possessing testosterone and drug used to build lean muscle in HORSES

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A bikini model has pleaded guilty to possessing testosterone and a powerfully dangerous horse medicine after she was caught with the drugs at Broadbeach Waters in Queensland.

Gold Coast woman Aneta Maria Siedlecka, 38, pleaded guilty to three drugs charges on Monday just moments before she was due to stand trial at the Brisbane Supreme Court.… Continue Reading...

Special ops may try to develop ‘super soldiers’ with performance-enhancing drugs

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US Special Operations Command is weighing the use of nutritional supplements or even performance-enhancing drugs to push the abilities and endurance of its forces beyond current human limits, according to a report from Defense News.

While special-operations forces already have access to specialized resources, like dietitians and physical therapists, SOCOM is looking to increase their ability to tolerate pain, recover from injuries, and remain physically able in challenging environments.… Continue Reading...

Steroids see four-fold increase, data shows, fuelled by rise in muscle-conscious young men

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Got me out of there: reality TV star Spencer Matthews – brother-in-law of Pippa Middleton – was ejected from I’m A Celebrity when it emerged he had taken steroids

Steroids are the only drug in the UK to have seen a four-fold increase in the past year, official data shows, fuelled by a rise in muscle-conscious young men.… Continue Reading...