Columbus Dispatch Omits Key Facts on Drug Testing for Welfare Recipients

Columbus Dispatch Omits Key Facts On Drug Testing For Welfare Recipients

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The Columbus Dispatch published an article discussing a new proposal to drug test welfare beneficiaries, failing to point out that drug testing laws are expensive, medically unsound, and have previously been found unconstitutional. In addition, reports …
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Addiction clinic to open in Covington by summer

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COVINGTON — A network of drug-abuse treatment centers based in Pittsburgh has taken majority ownership of a planned methadone clinic here and hopes to be operating by summer. Pinnacle Treatment Centers, Inc., is planning to open the the clinic at …
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Treating addiction as a public health issue, not a crime

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The drugs of choice for an increasing number of Americans are prescription painkillers. Nowhere is the problem more apparent than Houston, where the renowned medical center area has become “a national hotspot for prescription drug abuse,” according to …
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Waiting List for Addiction Treatment in Federal Prisons Is 51000 Inmates Long

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The waiting list for the Bureau of Prisons' Residential Drug Abuse Program, which allows successful participants to get up to a year off their sentences, is long— 51,000 inmates long, according to the GAO report. “I have been in prison 15 years …
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