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Posts tagged "rehabilitation"

Is West Virginia’s new law mandating drug testing for welfare recipients effective?

New Law Mandating Drug Testing of Welfare Recipients Falls Short By Jaz Brown and Mitchell Blahut In 1989, Kirstin Nething’s grandmother was pregnant with her second child. As a single parent with an infection that kept her bedridden, she lost her job at West Virginia...6:01 pm April 12, 2018
West Virginia Lacks Adequate Rehabilitation Services for Drug Addiction

West Virginia Lacks Adequate Rehabilitation Services for Drug Addiction

by Kayla Kesselman, Ethan Rohrbaugh, and Dakota Hoover Brianna Stogran, a native of Bridgeport, WV, says she struck bottom when, dressed in orange and shackled in chains, she was led into a courtroom to receive her sentencing for drug charges. “The thing that hit me...9:47 am December 5, 2015