Not shortly after Roger Maris record was broken, another baseball player, Jason Giambi and various other athletes were either suspected of, or proven to have, taken anabolic steroids. Again, Congress convened a hearing, and just as they did the first time in 1990, they did not determine that steroids were a danger, but rather that the danger was more in protecting professional sports organizations. The updated statute has been updated to proscribe pro-hormones also The definition of an anabolic steroid as defined currently in the United States under (41)(A) is that "anabolic steroid" means any drug or hormonal substance, chemically and pharmacologically related to testosterone (other than estrogens , progestins, corticosteroids, and dehydroepiandrosterone (7).
Since most of the imported steroids are cheaper, most people prefer to import them during the 90 day period. This law was initiated during the Clinton administration with hopes that it would soon become a law, which hasn’t yet been the case. However, one caught selling the drugs and having more than they can consume can be prosecuted. If they manage to prove that the steroid was for their own personal use, then the case may be dismissed. FDA allows buying of steroids from the Internet if: They are being used medicine for treating an ailment. If the steroids are the only drugs that can help one get better. The steroids should also not pose any risk to the consumer nor be used for commercialization. To get a right to purchase steroids over the 90 day period from a foreign country, one has to affirm this to the FDA and state the intended use of the drug.
In November 1942, the Italian cyclist Fausto Coppi took "seven packets of amphetamine" to beat the world hour record on the track.  In 1960, the Danish rider Knud Enemark Jensen collapsed during the 100 km team time trial at the Olympic Games in Rome and died later in hospital. The autopsy showed he had taken amphetamine and another drug, Ronicol , which dilates the blood vessels. The chairman of the Dutch cycling federation, Piet van Dijk, said of Rome that "dope – whole cartloads – [were] used in such royal quantities."