New Jersey measure calls for pharmacy reports on steroids

    A measure passed by the New Jersey Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee would require pharmacies to submit monthly reports on prescriptions for the human growth hormone steroid.

     

    The measure passed unanimously this morning, and stems from an investigation that found police officers were using the substance for better on-the-job performance and paying for it with their health benefits.

    The Associated Press reports the human growth hormone is not a controlled dangerous substance under federal and state laws, and isn’t monitored by the state.

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