Professional Gamers Who Use Adderall Will Need Doctor’s Note

People who play electronic games professionally will not be allowed to use the attention deficit hyperactivity disorder drug Adderall unless they have a doctor’s note, the Electronic Sports League (ESL) said Wednesday.

The league announced the full list of drugs that will be banned for gaming competitions, including steroids and cocaine, Time reports.

“As the world’s largest and oldest esports organization, ESL has an ongoing commitment to safeguarding both the integrity of our competitions and that of esports as a whole—we wish to ensure we can provide a fair playing field for all participating players,” Ella McConnell, Senior Editor of ESLGaming, wrote in a statement.

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