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Why Testing Welfare Recipients for Drugs Isn't Helping America

Dorit Sasson | Posted 12.31.2015 | Politics
Dorit Sasson

There is no real evidence that drug testing should be tested for those on welfare. In fact, testing welfare recipients for drugs isn't solving the current social and economic problems we're having in America.

3 Big Stories From Al Jazeera's Doping Documentary That Don't Involve Peyton Manning

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 12.30.2015 | Sports

The fallout of "The Dark Side," Al Jazeera's new documentary about drug use in sports, has thus far focused on Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Mann...

The Big Ideas 3D-Printing Brings to Big Pharma

Hippo Reads | Posted 12.15.2015 | Technology
Hippo Reads

Here are a few reasons big pharma should invest in 3D-printing technologies now--or risk getting left behind for good:

How to Pass a Urine Drug Test Using Science

Inverse | Posted 12.09.2015 | Science
Inverse

This article originally appeared on Inverse. By Yasmin Tayag Drug testing, like heroin, got popular in the late '80s and early '90s. As Reagan's D...

High School Steroid Testing's Biggest Backer Now Has Regrets

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 11.06.2015 | Sports

“You ever heard of the Whizzinator?” Don Hooton leans forward to grab his black-framed reading glasses and scoots his chair toward one of...

Joe Manchin Backs Public Housing Drug Tests, Got Idea From Schoolchildren

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 10.19.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) thinks it might be a good idea to drug test public housing residents -- and he's crediting school children f...

Ronda Rousey Takes Stand Against Drug Testing For Marijuana

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 11.02.2015 | Sports

Ronda Rousey is standing up to the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) after they decided on Monday to suspend UFC fighter Nick Diaz for five yea...

Scott Walker Calls Food Stamp Drug Testing 'A Progressive Thing'

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 09.14.2015 | Politics

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Floyd Mayweather Reportedly Violated Anti-Doping Rules Before Pacquiao Fight

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 09.10.2015 | Sports

The day before his May 2 bout against Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather received illegal intravenous injections of saline and vitamins,  accordin...

Maine's Welfare Drug Tests Caught Just One Person, And That's Typical

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 08.14.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Early results are in for a new welfare drug testing regime in Maine: They caught the guy. From April through June, the state only att...

Tom Vilsack On Food Stamp Lawsuit: 'Gov. Walker Hasn't Read The Law'

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 07.15.2015 | Politics

  Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) is making a big mistake with his lawsuit against the federal government over drug testing food stamp recipient...

Scott Walker Sues Feds Over Food Stamp Drug Testing

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 07.15.2015 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, one of many Republicans seeking their party's presidential nomination, is suing the federal government over his plan to ...

Pee for Your Food Stamps! (So Why Stop There?)

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.23.2015 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Some states make the needy jump through hoops. For their own good, of course...

Arthur Delaney

Wisconsin GOP Advances Bills Controlling How People On Welfare Eat And Pee

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.15.2015 | Politics

Legislation approved by the Wisconsin State Assembly on Wednesday would require drug screening for poor people in the state who want public benefits a...

Arthur Delaney

Wisconsin GOP Pushes Food Stamp Shellfish Ban

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.07.2015 | Politics

Wisconsin Republicans are pushing legislation to restrict what poor people can buy with food stamps. On Wednesday, a public benefits committee of ...

Rick Scott's 'Ugly Attack' Comes To An End

AP | Posted 03.05.2015 | Politics

MIAMI (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott will not seek U.S. Supreme Court review of a law that would have required applicants for welfare benefits to su...

Dave Jamieson

The Washington Post May No Longer Make Job Seekers Pee In A Cup

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 02.27.2015 | Media

If you've ever been offered a job at The Washington Post, you know there's one undignified step in the hiring process that just about everyone goes th...

Small Businesses Speak Out Against Scott Walker

Duncan Hosie | Posted 04.12.2015 | Politics
Duncan Hosie

Scott Walker wants to place new burdens on poor people. His justification? He's fighting for small businesses. He should stop pandering to the most extreme elements of the Republican base and start listening to employers across his state.

Arthur Delaney

The Behind-The-Scenes Fight Over Drug Testing The Jobless

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 02.04.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) on Tuesday evening formally proposed drug testing for people who want unemployment benefits, but there's...

Arthur Delaney

Scott Walker Itching For Food Stamp Fight With Obama Administration

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 01.22.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) is pushing forward with a plan to make food stamp recipients pass drug tests -- a requirement that the O...

Maine Moves Forward With Welfare Drug Testing

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 01.16.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) is moving forward with a plan to make some welfare recipients take drug tests if they want cash benefits, The...

The Christmas Spirit Is an Affront to Conservative Values

Dale Hansen | Posted 02.22.2015 | Comedy
Dale Hansen

On the surface, this charitable giving may seem like the right thing to do for the holiday season. In reality, it's part of a nefarious plot being perpetrated by the lamestream media and Comrade Obama to turn true patriots into bleeding heart liberals and bring down this once-great nation.

Maybe We Shouldn't Waste Money on Drug Testing Michigan Welfare Recipients

Nick Norton | Posted 02.07.2015 | Detroit
Nick Norton

Instead of going on a witch hunt to find welfare queens, that by in large do not exist -- Representative Farrington might want to consider spending our money on strengthening our social safety net. Maybe we can spend half a million dollars helping them instead of stigmatizing the poor. Just food for thought.

Measure To Drug-Test Doctors Fails In California

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

A California ballot measure to conduct random drug-testing of doctors and raise the cap on “pain and suffering” damages in medical malpractice law...

Testing Under the Influence

Tom Dalzell | Posted 12.28.2014 | San Francisco
Tom Dalzell

Rarely are California's doctors, unions and the Republican Party on the same page -- but this year, Proposition 46, which would mandate drug testing for doctors, is making some strange bedfellows.