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Sport Law - illegal drugs

Professional athletes should be allowed to take any substance they believe will enhance their performance. Do you agree or disagree, and, more importantly, why? Please provide a well reasoned argument.

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I definitely disagree with this statement. Performance enhancing drugs are illegal, and they are illegal for two main reasons. The first reason is because they're dangerous to the health and safety of the user, and also because they create an unfair advantage. This is why it is such big news, all over the media, when a famous athlete is found to be using performance enhancing (illegal) drugs. If professional athletes are allowed to take any drug of their choice that enhances their performance, it also makes a statement about that athlete. It is a well-known fact that many children, ...

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This solution discusses sports law and illegal drug use to enhance sports performance.