Adderall Abuse Sparks New Gov. Regulations

Tribune

With or without an ADD diagnosis, many college students have begun relying on medications like Adderall and Ritalin to help them study. Senator Chuck Shumer says even though taking these drugs may seem harmless, they can lead to addictions and other serious consequences. Shumer proposed a new plan, giving schools a limited number of pills that can be prescribed and requiring a medical history of ADD or ADHD.