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Drug tests for welfare applicants may be unconstitutional

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Governor Rick Scott signed a law into effect earlier this year requiring all welfare applicants to be drug-tested before receiving any benefits but as Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Jonee’ Lewis reports, many lawmakers believe the law may be unconstituitonal.

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