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Response to Sparkly (Reply #23)

Mon Mar 5, 2012, 02:58 PM

46. What does (did) the Florida do to them if positive

other than not give them back the money they paid for the drug test and refuse to give them benefits for a specific period of time?

Also, I have to ask: Why does there some to be different standards regarding drugs in this country? If the police show up at somebody's house and finds them doing drugs, more than likely they will be arrested and, if convicted, sent to prison or, at the very least, ordered to some kind of drug treatment (which they will have to pay for out of their own pocket). If, however, a woman delivers a baby that tests positive for drugs at birth, the state steps in (sometimes removing the child) and provides, at taxpayer expense, drug treatment for the parent. Likewise, with the Florida drug testing law, people simply don't get benefits but they don't go to jail nor do they gain any access to treatment services. Why can't we figure out whether we believe that drug use/addiction is a crime or a medical condition that needs treatment and act accordingly? It's very confusing.

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