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Social Issues – For high school kids anxious to melt their noses off with the latest and greatest ADHD drugs, the following news is really gonna suck: America’s Ritalin and Adderall supply is becoming increasingly scarce!
Parents across the country, especially those in full blown denial, are being turned away from pharmacies in record numbers. It’s so bad, in fact, that both parents and their kids are planning a national “Occupy Walgreens” protest in the coming weeks. Just kidding.
But all jokes aside, many orders of ADHD drugs have remained unfilled do to a system that’s designed to prevent stockpiles of the drug from leading to misuse. In simplest form, the DEA authorizes a specified amount of the active ingredient in ADHD drugs to be released to drug manufactures each year. This quantity is determined by what the DEA considers to be an acceptable level to meet the demands of legitimate medical use. Unfortunately for pharmaceutical companies, the DEA’s estimates dont quite coincide with the level of demand for their drugs, making them really difficult to score.
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, almost 10 percent of children between the ages of 5 and 17 are diagnosed with ADHD per year. That’s a massive, year over year increase for drug manufacturers to line their pockets, and a huge headache for the DEA keep regulated.
Read More At: Reuters