NewsWorks reports that New Jersey may soon mandate steroid tests for teen athletes: “The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association began random steroid testing eight years ago for student athletes who qualify to compete in championship tournaments. Only one student tested positive last year. Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle’s legislation would require that testing by law and would also demand all high school coaches and athletic directors go through a steroid education and prevention program.”
Now, maybe Huttle’s legislation seems like an overreaction—just one student got caught last year! But here’s a picture of that 15-year-old athlete:
Clearly, action must be taken.