Michigan governor signs welfare drug-testing bill

December 27, 2014 4:28 PM

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Michigan governor signs welfare drug-testing bill

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed legislation that creates drug-testing requirements for adults on welfare who are suspected of using drugs.

Under the one-year pilot program, which will begin in three counties, those who are suspected of substance-abuse will be required to take a drug test. If the person refuses the test, benefits will be cut off for six months.

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