The Influence Of Drug Testing On Welfare

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First I strongly believe that anyone who receives welfare should be required to pass drug tests in order to receive their benefits. This will help make sure that welfare recipients do not use illegal drugs, welfare dollars go where they are supposed to, and welfare programs help save taxpayer dollars. Random drug testing would help substance-abusing welfare recipients conquer their drug problems. It would identify those who need help, and offer them treatment. Instead of paying them money that would be used to buy more drugs; substance abusers would not be given benefits until they stopped their illegal drug use. Then being drug free would improve their chances of better employment and better their lives. Creating a drug testing policy is really
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