If you are over 25 and use them, not abuse them, the harmful effects are negligible. If you are under 25, don't be stupid - avoid them. The only other question is the cost and risk of going to jail worth you getting 'there' a little bit quicker?
First if someone thinks roids make it easy....you aren't ready for them. Roids give you the ability to kick your own ass unlike ever seen before cause of gains you make and your recovery time being a lot fast. I have seen people gain like crazy and the negative side effects are definitely WAY overhyped.
Some people have acne. Some people go bald. No way in hell will steroids make you a bald headed acne monster if you take care of yourself.
If you are jacked and most everyone thinks you are huge and you are hitting plateaus everywhere and thats with correct dieting supplementing and cardio and you can't seem to break that barrier any way you try I would say try them but know its illegal because people are morons.
You would think they would make ciggarettes illegal. Idiots.