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Did you know? Way to go Kentucky!

If you get foodstamps, medicade, or cash assistance on your children or yourself, you now have to pass a MANDATORY drug test.

It's about time.

http://my.firedoglake.com/cranestation/2011/01/18/mandatory-drug-testing-for-food-stamp-welfare-and-medicaid-recipients-kentucky-house-bill-208/

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Jademom07

Asked by Jademom07 at 8:45 AM on Jan. 25, 2011 in Politics & Current Events

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Answers (33)
  • I didn't know but I think that's great!
    how_reb

    Answer by how_reb at 8:46 AM on Jan. 25, 2011

  • good

    scout_mom

    Answer by scout_mom at 8:47 AM on Jan. 25, 2011

  • Jademom07

    Comment by Jademom07 (original poster) at 8:47 AM on Jan. 25, 2011

  • I dont see the big deal. I have had to get help before. If they wanted my pee they could have it. In fact they could have my kids too.
    gemgem

    Answer by gemgem at 8:57 AM on Jan. 25, 2011

  • Hallelujah!!!!! It's about time!! If I've had to take and pass a drug screen at every job I've ever had, people who are getting money from the government should have to as well!!
    Bethsunshine

    Answer by Bethsunshine at 9:06 AM on Jan. 25, 2011

  • Good!
    tinamatt

    Answer by tinamatt at 9:06 AM on Jan. 25, 2011

  • Now if only other states would follow suit!!
    Bethsunshine

    Answer by Bethsunshine at 9:07 AM on Jan. 25, 2011

  • I get assistance in indiana we do not yet have that but i tell you to get my kids the help they need i would do it and yes my husband works but between child support , no job benefits and my daughters medical issues we need that help.
    WildCat73

    Answer by WildCat73 at 9:08 AM on Jan. 25, 2011

  • That is also good that means my hubby daughter mom has to be checked to , thankfully
    WildCat73

    Answer by WildCat73 at 9:09 AM on Jan. 25, 2011

  • I wory about the kids in this. I agree we should not have to support someones drug habbit, but if these people can not piss clean than what about the kids? How are they going to get the food they need?
    Alanaplus3

    Answer by Alanaplus3 at 9:09 AM on Jan. 25, 2011

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