Editorial: Linking Welfare to Drug Tests a Good Idea - Articles

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Posted by: Suzanne Craig Robertson on May 7, 2012

In an editorial, the Times-Free Press says "it is entirely reasonable that Tennessee lawmakers have passed a bill linking welfare benefits to drug tests for recipients" who are suspected of using drugs. The paper says multigenerational dependence on welfare is a serious enough problem already and the move should help "stop subsidizing lifestyles of drug abusers."