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Canadian: Blood Testing For The Army


#1

Can anyone help me with this question , Does the canadian army test for steroids? The steriod am using would be still in bloodstrem when i do the basic training. thx for helping


#2

First off.... what are you using and what have you used in the past.

You can try doing a serach on "steroid clearence times" in google.


#3

Short answer: NO
Long answer: If you are posted on deployment overseas, you will have your blood work/urine done and could run into trouble. They aren't looking for steroids but might find it in the process. Do a web search on the Vandu's in Quebec before their deployment last fall. A couple got busted for using.

I was in the forces for a couple years and never ran into any trouble. This includes all my phases and general deployment. Hope this helps