Doping hunters: bring amateur steroid use into the light

Anti-doping authorities say the best way to approach the “growing problem” of recreational athletes using performance-enhancing drugs is to establish clinics that can dispense clean needles and offer counselling. Anti-Doping Denmark said establishing such clinics based on a model used in the UK would allow the agency to “engage, rather than judge” the estimated 50,000 Danes who use steroids or other illegal substances. Parliament is currently considering increasing the sentence for performance-enhancing drug use to six years. – DR Nyheder





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