Legality of buying steroids in United Kingdom Health & Beauty

Internet is widely used by people wanting to buy a high quality steroid. There are many online outlets offering steroids for bodybuilding and other purposes but there are many legal issues governing the sale and purchase of steroids in the United Kingdom that one must be aware of before buying a steroid. Ordering steroids online or by mail order was banned by UK legislators in 2012 after many changes were made to the UK Steroid laws.

The Law governing steroid sale in UK

Anabolic steroids are controlled substances falling under Class C substances under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971. This implies that anabolic steroids can be possessed and used by any citizen of UK above the age of 18. The anabolic steroids can only be bought with a prescription.

However, in order to manufacture, supply and import/export steroids with an intention to sell, it is necessary to first obtain a valid license. The maximum penalty imposed for flouting the rules is 14 years in prison and/or a hefty fine. The drugs have been classified under various classes.

Class A: Cocaine, diamorphine, LSD and methylamphetamine have been grouped under Class A drugs. Supplying Class A drugs illegally can fetch a maximum punishment of life imprisonment and/or fine while illegal possession can fetch upto 7 years prison sentence and/or fine.

Class B: Barbiturates, cannabis, amphetamine and codeine come under this class. Illegally supplying Class B drugs can fetch a prison sentence of 14 years and/or fine. Illegal possession of Class B drugs can result in a prison sentence of 5 years and/or fine.

Class C: Anabolic steroids, benzodiazepines and gamma-hydroxybutyrate have been grouped under this class. Illegally supplying Class C drugs can fetch a prison sentence of 14 years and/or fine while illegal possession can result in 2 years imprisonment.

 The citizens of United Kingdom can buy anabolic steroids from outlets present in the country only under law. The citizens of UK cannot import steroids by ordering them from the online stores or through mail order because such a course of action was banned by UK legislators in 2012. Thus, the changes in the law made in 2012 prohibit the entry of steroids into UK from some other country. The changes made in 2012 also removed the phrase “medicinal products” due to ambiguous interpretation of the phrase within the law.

Popular steroids in United Kingdom

Online steroid sellers based in UK are the only options for its citizens because the law prohibits prevents them from importing steroids into the country. These are some of the steroids which are popular in UK.

  • Testosterone is an androgenic steroid that is widely used by bodybuilders and men suffering from age related testosterone loss. The steroid is taken through injection.
  • Oxandrolone is an androgenic and anabolic steroid which is used to treat muscle wasting caused by a number of diseases.
  • Winstrol is highly popular among bodybuilders and athletes in UK by virtue of its ability to improve stamina and enhance muscle mass. It is taken orally.

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