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Ritalin Debate

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Ritalin Debate

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Diane Orson of member station WNPR reports from New Haven on a Connecticut law that prohibits schools from suggesting that children with attention deficit disorder be put on Ritalin or other mood altering drugs. Legislators were concerned that psychotropic drugs are being prescribed for too many school children.