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TN to start drug testing welfare recipients

By Julie Newman, jnewman@wcyb.com
Published On: Apr 29 2013 09:41:08 PM CDT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -

Authorities in Tennessee are preparing to drug test welfare recipients.
Screenings begin July first of 2014.

The department of human services has until that date to have everything ready to start the screenings for illicit drug use.  According to the associated press, despite a judge in Florida stopping a similar plan, preparations continue.

Arizona authorities have checked welfare recipients for three years and say they've only caught one offender.