Price of steroids in the United Kingdom

in Substance Abuse

A press report by the Daily Mirror states that steroids users are able to purchase single use shots of steroids for $3 (2 British Pounds) on the Internet or from other users at gyms. Users are also able to purchase growth hormones for $9 (6 British Pounds).

Around 50,000 people admit to using illegal steroids a year in the United Kingdom, according to officials.The British Crime Survey found that 226,000 people admitted to using steroids at least once in their life, although officials believe that the actual number is much higher.

Source:  “A ticking timebomb: Abuse of steroids is rivalling heroin use in Britain,” Daily Mirror, June 24, 2012.

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