Utah is the latest state to find that drug testing welfare recipients comes with high costs and few results.
Another example of drug policy that isn’t based upon scientific evidence or indeed sound rationale.
Drug testing is superb – for making money for drug testing companies.
But beyong that it’s quite flawed, unreliable and produces dubious consequences see PowerPoint: http://www.slideshare.net/JulianBuchanan/anzsoc-auckland-2012
See on thinkprogress.org