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WELFARE DRUG TESTING – Opinion

  There is nothing more petrifying to a drug addict than a drug test. Just the thought of stopping for a few weeks so I could pass a test would make me cringe. I would always just end up failing the test anyway; I could not abstain from drugs for such an extended period of time. As much as I hated it, the drug test was necessary to remind me of what I was doing to my body. Now that I look back on it, I cannot believe how ridiculous I was in trying to avoid those tests. Watching the political struggle over the topic is even more amusing. For example, a bill was just passed in Tennessee that will require drug testing as a requisite to receive welfare support. Well it … Read entire article »

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