Last year, Utah joined the handful of states that have passed laws like New Zealand to mandate drug tests for people seeking welfare benefits and spent more than $26,000. It spent more than $5,000 to administer the Substance Abuse Subtle Screening Inventory (SASSI) test to applicants and more than $20,000 to pay for drug testing. Those figures do not include staff costs to administer the SASSI test or the costs of drug treatment.
It’s about creating business opportunities for Drug Testing companies often run by ex law enforcement
See on stopthedrugwar.org