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Government response to the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs report on use of anabolic steroids

The Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) published a report on the use of anabolic steroids by the general public, and in particular young people.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government


The purpose of the report was to consider evidence of harm and provide advice on potential harm reduction mechanisms.

Anne Milton, Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Public Health, has reponsed on behalf of the Government by writing to Professor Les Iverson, Chair of ACMD.

Both documents are attached here for further information.

Published 27 September 2011