Anabolic Steroids Are Easily Purchased Without a Prescription and Present Significant Challenges to Law Enforcement Officials

GAO-06-243R Published: Nov 03, 2005. Publicly Released: Nov 03, 2005.
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This report responds to a Congressional request that we investigate whether anabolic steroids can be purchased without a prescription and test whether such purchases are easily made. Congress also asked us to identify common sources of illegal anabolic steroids, and significant challenges law enforcement officials encounter in investigating, prosecuting, and deterring criminal anabolic steroid traffickers.

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