June 20, 2013
Human wet blanket Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) told a CBS affiliate this week that he wants colleges and universities to crack down on Adderall use among students.
Adderall is an amphetamine-based stimulant that increases focus. Intended for people with ADHD, a lot of doctors will prescribe Adderall to just about anyone who claims to have trouble focusing at work or school. Minors use Adderall to get into the colleges their parents wish they’d gotten into. College kids use Adderall to cram for exams and bang out papers/bang out Powerpoint presentations/bang.
Schumer thinks using Adderall to be better at something, as opposed to just be able to function, is “academic doping.”