Originally Posted by JayBruceFan
What I don't get in all of this is how there is never any legal ramifications for these guys when they get caught with illegal drugs. The only legal charges that have stemmed from PED use, whether actual or speculated, have been possible perjury charges. Why don't they throw the book at these guys?
It's largely a matter of prosecutorial discretion. Steroids may be a controlled substance under federal law, but US Attorneys generally have bigger priorities.