Mandatory drug tests start for Minnesota felons on welfare
DULUTH – St. Louis County social service officials have started enforcing Minnesota’s new drug-testing program for residents receiving state “welfare” benefits who previously have been convicted of a felony drug crime.
The county is following a little-known law passed by the Minnesota Legislature in 2012 requiring counties to test convicted drug felons who are receiving benefits under several state programs.
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