NO MORE FREELOADING: North Carolina Now Drug Tests Welfare Recipients and Applicants

drug testNorth Carolina is the thirteenth state to do this. Let’s make it so it’s required in all fifty.

North Carolina social service offices are now drug testing some welfare recipients and applicants.

The law requiring testing of any Work First recipient suspected of being a drug user was enacted in 2013. After a year’s delay in implementing the law, the state began requiring the testing in August.

Benefits for adults are cut off or reduced if a test is positive or if a test appointment is missed.

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