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Education Code 38.008

Anabolic steroids are for medical use only. State law prohibits the possession, dispensing, delivery, or administering of an anabolic steroid in any manner not allowed by state law. State law provides that body building, muscle enhancement, or increasing muscle bulk or strength through the use of an anabolic steroid or human growth hormone is not a valid medical purpose. Only a medical doctor may prescribe an anabolic steroid or human growth hormone for a person. A violation of state law concerning anabolic steroids or human growth hormones is a criminal offense punishable by confinement in jail or imprisonment in the Texas Department of Corrections.

Note: To be in compliance with Education Code 38.008, the notice regarding legal restrictions on steroids must be posted in the gymnasium of each school in which there is a grade level of seven or higher, and in each other place in a building where physical education classes are conducted.

Adopted:    1/26/90

Amended: 11/14/97

Reviewed:  5/25/05