Florida football, baseball, weightlifting preps subject to testing

Originally Published: June 19, 2007
Associated Press

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida high school athletes participating in football, baseball and weightlifting will be subject to random steroid testing under a one-year pilot program Gov. Charlie Crist signed Tuesday.

The Florida High School Athletics Association will supervise the testing. Its membership includes 426 public schools and 224 private schools -- all subject to the law that takes effect July 1.

"I am hopeful that through this legislation we will limit the number of ...

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