Who thinks they should legalize performance enhancers?


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Who thinks they should legalize performance enhancers?

Postby steve » Fri Jul 04, 2008 1:50 pm

I don't.
But what if it could be done safely (no negative long-term side effects)?
I do wonder what a completely unchecked sport would look like compared to what exists now.
Anyone??
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Postby SQUACKEE » Fri Jul 04, 2008 1:57 pm

Everything is legal if you dont get caught. This is our track future and what i live by! :P
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Postby dukehjsteve » Fri Jul 04, 2008 2:35 pm

About 4 years ago, I posted here that the fight against performance enhancing drugs was not only unwinnable but nonsensical. I was roundly criticised for this position.

I still feel the same way. If I can ingest all sorts of drugs to make other parts of my body work better, from my heart to my Johnson Bar , why not my legs and muscles ? Sure these currently-illegal "performance enhancing" drugs can be abused but so can ALL drugs, as well as alcohol, cigarettes, etc. etc.

If we non-illegalize them, maybe then they can be ingested in a more open and safe manner.

As I also posted back then, how about weight lifting ? We make our muscles stronger by ripping and tearing them, then they quickly re-knot stronger. Someone in 1890 might have scientifically revealed all this and maybe weight lifting should have been outlawed too ?!
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Postby bad hammy » Fri Jul 04, 2008 2:40 pm

Like the war in Iraq, the war on drugs will never be won . . .
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Postby cullman » Fri Jul 04, 2008 3:17 pm

Do ya mean for athletes or us average or below average folks? Don't you dare take away my morning fix of caffeine or All-Bran.

cman (back from prison aka Surrey Memorial Hospital) :|
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Re: Who thinks they should legalize performance enhancers?

Postby cullman » Fri Jul 04, 2008 3:20 pm

steve wrote:...I do wonder what a completely unchecked sport would look like compared to what exists now.
Anyone??

NFL
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Postby Mennisco » Fri Jul 04, 2008 3:29 pm

Oh, how I'd love to point out what performance enhancers are already legal, but for the sake of decent taste I shall restrain myself.
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