2018 Tennessee Code
Title 39 - Criminal Offenses
Chapter 17 - Offenses Against Public Health, Safety and Welfare
Part 4 - Drugs
§ 39-17-430. Anabolic steroids -- Prohibited activities.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 39-17-430 (2018)
  • (a) It is unlawful for a practitioner to prescribe, order, distribute, supply or sell an anabolic steroid for:

    • (1) Enhancing performance in an exercise, sport or game without medical necessity; or

    • (2) Hormonal manipulation intended to increase muscle mass, strength or weight without medical necessity.

  • (b) (1) It is unlawful for any person who is not a practitioner or lawful manufacturer of anabolic steroids to:

    • (A) Knowingly or intentionally manufacture or deliver an anabolic steroid, pure or adulterated; or

    • (B) Possess, with intent to manufacture or deliver, an anabolic steroid.

      • (2) As used in this subsection (b), "practitioner" means a physician, dentist or veterinarian.

  • (c) A person who knowingly violates this section shall be punished as provided in § 39-17-417(d) for a violation of a Schedule III controlled substance.

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