Debate: Are ‘Smart Pills’ for Students like Steroids in Sports?

November 9, 2015

By Jackson Richman at Red Alert Politics 

Drugs like Adderall and Ritalin have become increasingly popular among college students to help them stay focused for long periods of time. Is it smart for students to take drugs that will enable them to better perform in the classroom? Or is it cheating? Last week the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) hosted a debate at George Washington University about whether or not students should be permitted to take “smart pills,” and most agreed that it should be allowed...

Schools: Duke University George Washington University University of Pennsylvania