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Pro to the question "Should Performance Enhancing Drugs (Such as Steroids) Be Accepted in Sports?"
"The technology exists to test for levels of most of the substances on the 'banned drugs' lists. What if we declared that certain levels of them in the body were acceptable, while excessive amounts would result in penalties ? Athletes could satisfy their drive to be faster and stronger. Drugs could move from the black market to the legitimate sports-medicine community. Athletes could stop experimenting on themselves. It would be safer to take the substances, and with medical monitoring, there would be fewer negative side effects. And we could stop vilifying athletes and feel relief because we no longer would have to keep pushing against this inevitable evolution of what sports has become. Track gets faster, nutrition gets more specific and training techniques improve."
"Just Say Yes to Steroids - Learn, Make Better Choices," Los Angeles Times, Oct. 18, 2007