Use of “Smart Drugs” on the Rise at Colleges

Studies show that college students are turning, in increasing numbers, to prescription stimulants to help them through academically trying times.

“With rising competition for admissions and classes becoming harder and harder by the day, a hypothesis was made that at least half of students at [University of Delaware] have at one point used/experienced such ‘smart drugs,’ ” Salantrie writes in his report. He found his hunch easy to confirm.

Read: Prescription stimulants on campus [from BoingBoing].

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