DEA: Joe Weider

Anthony Roberts filed this request with the Drug Enforcement Administration of the United States of America.
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From: Anthony Roberts

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the DEA's files on Joseph "Joe" Weider.

Joe Weider was born in Canada on November 29, 1919 and died of heart failure at 93 years old, at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California, on March 23rd 2013.

Mr. Weider founded both the Weider line of dietary supplements and the Weider line of exercise equipment, in addition to being a founder of the International Federation of BodyBuilders and creator of the Mr. Olympia bodybuilding contest. He also published numerous bodybuilding magazines (Muscle & Fitness, Flex, and Men's Fitness and Shape).

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Anthony Roberts

From: Drug Enforcement Administration

Good Morning Mr. Roberts,

Hope you have been well. I wanted to follow up on this status update request received. DEA had responded to your request in full back on February 7, 2018 and it shows on Muckrock's website that the documents had been posted at

Christopher Haugen
Paralegal III (Contractor)
Legal and External Affairs Unit
Freedom of Information/Privacy Act Section
Drug Enforcement Administration
Telephone +1 571-776-2930<0>

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