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Utah also enacted its law in 2012, requiring a written screening and a drug test for anyone with a “reasonable likelihood” of having a “substance use disorder.” Between its implementation in August 2012 and July of 2014, 9,552 applicants were screened and 838 were given drug tests.
Just 29 tested positive at a cost of more than ,000, according to a Utah Department of Workforce Services spokesman.
They follow recent bills put into action in Maine, Michigan, and Mississippi.
A study of Florida’s program, which has since been struck down by the courts, found that it didn’t produce any reliable estimates of drug use among welfare recipients.
There is one way Lower-Basch thinks drug testing welfare recipients used to be helpful: not to determine eligibility for benefits, but to help them get work.
“It was part of the work assessment,” she explained, “what are your barriers to work, what do you need in order to get a job.” If it was a barrier to employment, states could try to help them get what they needed to overcome it.
Two-hundred and ninety-seven tested positive for illegal substances.
A spokesman for the Oklahoma Department of Human Services told Think Progress that, not counting personnel and system costs, the state paid 5,219 for the 2013–2014 year for this program, which came out of its TANF and Medicaid budgets.