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Georgia Drug Testing

No Drug Tests For Food Stamp Recipients, Feds Tell Georgia

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The federal government has put the state of Georgia on formal notice that it can't make poor people take drug tests when they apply for ...

Supporter Of Drug Testing Welfare Recipients Charged In DUI

The Huffington Post | Preston Maddock | Posted 04.10.2013 | Politics

A Georgia state lawmaker who supported legislation to drug test welfare recipients was arrested last week, suspected of driving under the influence, R...

Arthur Delaney

Georgia Drug-Testing Scheme Nabs Just One Person

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 02.07.2013 | Politics

For the past year, the Georgia Department of Labor has encouraged Georgia businesses to alert the agency if a job applicant fails a drug test, so tha...

Arthur Delaney

Georgia Unemployment Based On Shoddy Data

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 06.22.2012 | Politics

Florida might be a bad influence on Georgia. For the second time in a year, Republicans in the Georgia General Assembly have imitated their neighbo...

Time Traveling in the Wrong Direction

David Sack, M.D. | Posted 08.12.2012 | Politics
David Sack, M.D.

Georgia's witch hunt on unemployed drug users is re-stigmatizing addiction and re-implementing the failed war on drugs. Instead of moving forward with policies based on what we actually know about drug addiction, the state has turned the clock back a century.

GOP Rep: 'We're Not Naïve' About Potential Drug Testing Challenges

AP | RAY HENRY | Posted 03.17.2012 | Politics

ATLANTA -- A push to require drug tests for people seeking welfare payments in Georgia is nearly certain to be challenged in court if passed, as judge...