The future in the future, drug testing may or may not be required for welfare recipients truly, it is up to the citizens, at large, to determine what they feel are the most important pros and cons of drug testing welfare recipients. The movement is the latest iteration of a welfare drug-testing campaign that began gaining momentum about five years ago some lawmakers support the tests to help drug users on public assistance. People on welfare should not be drug tested 82 likes if god will judge us, it will be by how many children we killed that is the agreement we made. The bill requires that welfare recipients be tested for drugs if they fail to pass a drug-use questionnaire those who refuse to answer the questions on the survey will also be required to take a test, which looks for the presence of marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamine, amphetamine, and opiates.
By: cynthia leeoutrage over a proposal that calls for drug testing texans who rely on some sort of public assistance other states have already tried this, a. There's a rash spreading across america, and we need to make sure every state gets it: new legislation that forces people on welfare to be drug-tested. Some states in the united states of america have enacted or proposed legislation requiring drug testing of people applying for welfare as of march 2014, laws requiring applicants to the temporary assistance for needy families program to be drug tested have been enacted in at least nine different states.
The act of drug testing welfare recipients would be just that, drug testing recipients many of the states considering this have different plans to go about it, but all would have the same general idea. Dole recipients will be drug tested, forced to spend more time looking for work, and have their welfare cut after a “three-strike” demerit point system in a tough, new stance on welfare. Yes, they should be, and anybody else who receives any type of government check should be drug tested as well anybody who fails a drug test should not be qualified to receive a tax refund check, a social security check, a paycheck for any federal employee, etc anybody who fails a drug test should be thrown in jail.
My question is not should we drug test people on welfare, but should drug test be legal at all unless the substance is used at work or the side affects cause a safty or production issue than how would you feel if the goverment or a job was honest and told you”we have say so over what you do to your body. Should welfare recipients be drug tested welfare is supposed to meet the basic needs and drugs are far from the basic human needs if drug using recipients get all the benefits they are more likely to take their check and spend it on their next fix, rather than buy groceries. Drug testing as a form of regulating the welfare program simply is not the answer, and there are other solutions—that are surely more effective—we should be looking at w o r k s c i t e d : “drug tests for welfare applicants produce less than meets the eye.
Should we drug test social welfare recipients 2000 random welfare recipients in the canterbury-bankstown area will be tested for ice, ecstacy and cannabis, as early as next year in australia’s continuous war on drugs, a. Welfare drug testing moving forward in maine maine gov paul lepage (r) is moving forward with a plan to make some welfare recipients take drug tests if they want cash benefits, the associated. By drug testing all welfare recipients, the idea is that it would be easier to maintain compliance with program regulations there are some pros and cons to drug testing welfare recipients – let’s take an in-depth look at the subject.
Proponents of drug testing welfare recipients or otherwise restricting their use of funds should be put to the test of explaining why that one group, among all who receive government money, should. A pilot test of a drug testing regime for welfare recipients in florida concluded in 2003 that drug testing did not produce reliable estimates of the level of drug use among tanf recipients  in particular, many recipients determined through a validated screening tool as likely to have a substance abuse problem nonetheless tested negative. Substance abuse treatment is required the first time someone tests positive the second time, that person loses benefits for 90 days a third positive test would result in a loss of benefits for. Drug testing welfare recipients is a popular new policy that cost states millions here are the results.
But in tennessee, where drug testing was enacted for welfare recipients last month, only one person in the 800 who applied for help tested positive in florida, during the four months the state tested for drug use, only 26% of applicants tested positive. Drug testing welfare recipients needs to be in action for all states, because taxpayer money should not condone illegal drug use with this policy law-abiding citizens are protected and illegal drug users are penalized. Should we drug test welfare recipients the majority of people in the work force would agree that everyone receiving government assistance should have to commit to drug testing and to follow the.