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THG indictment

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

San Francisco grand jury returns 42-count indictment against four defendants associated with distributing anabolic steroids including tetrahydragestrinone (THG), Justice Department announces Feb. 12. Case was brought by FDA Commissioner Mark McClellan, MD/PhD, Attorney General John Ashcroft, IRS Commissioner Mark Everson and U.S. Attorney Kevin Ryan. Charges include conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute anabolic steroids, violating the FD&C Act by misbranding THG and failing to correctly label the drug being sold. The indictment also alleges six separate occasions in which steroids actually were distributed to athletes. The four defendants are Bay Area Lab Cooperative President Victor Conte and VP James Valente, personal trainer Greg Anderson and track coach Remi Korchemny. THG previously was marketed as a dietary supplement, but was banned by FDA in October (1"The Tan Sheet" Nov. 3, 2003, p. 14)...

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