Canseco Busted With 'Roids-Reversing Drug

Juiced author charged with smuggling testosterone booster
By Sarah Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 15, 2008 12:00 PM CDT
Jose Canseco, left, talks with David Letterman about his book, "Vindicated," which deals with baseball's steroid scandal, on March 31, 2008.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – Former baseball player Jose Canseco was charged yesterday with bringing a mislabeled drug from Mexico into the US, TMZ reports. The drug, human chorionic gonadotropin, helps boost testosterone in men who have used steroids and can reverse some of their, ahem, shrinking effects; it’s illegal in the US without a prescription. Canseco, an admitted former steroids user, faces up to a year in jail.