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Do You Agree With the Oklahoma Welfare Drug Testing Law? [POLL]

A new law in Oklahoma requiring welfare recipients to pass a drug screen or lose their benefits was passed back in May 2012 and went into effect on November 1, 2012. Adults who apply in Oklahoma to the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program will be denied benefits if they fail the drug test or refuse to submit to screening.

The original bill was pass

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New Study Finds That Brazil Is the Leading Crack-Cocaine Market

The world might be a giant asylum of soul-sucking gutter junkies fighting for their next meal on the excruciating edge of a devil-sharp machete, as new research pinpoints crack-cocaine usage in the millions, with Brazil the world’s leading a speed-freak society.

According to a recent study conducted by the Federal University of Sao Paulo, about six million adult Brazilians have tried cocaine products, as have nearly 442,000 of the country’s young people.

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Drug Raids Result in Multiple Arrests

Wichita County Sheriff's Office makes multiple arrests in raids

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FDA Approves Truvada to Help Prevent HIV Infections in Healthy Individuals

On Monday, the FDA approved a groundbreaking drug called Truvada, the first medication shown to prevent HIV in people who have sex with those infected with the virus that causes AIDS.

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Teen at Center of Colossal Drug Ring That Netted $20K a Month Busted By Police

An undercover investigation in Ohio has led to the shocking revelation that a 17-year-old is at the center of a huge drug ring that brings in up to $20,000 per month.

And here you thought it was tough for teens to find a summer job.

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Can Sunscreen Be Considered a Drug?

Last week, a mom in Tacoma, WA. went public after her fair-skinned young daughters came home from an all-day field trip badly sunburned because teachers weren’t allowed to provide them with sunscreen.

Now the policies that led to the incident are being re-examined.

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When Should Kids With ADHD Start Taking Medication?

Medicating children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is seen as controversial in some circles, but a new study suggests kids who start taking the drugs as young as 4 years old may do better academically than those who start in middle school.

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Uruguay’s Government Considering Extreme Move By Selling Marijuana

The South American country of Uruguay wants to put drug dealers out of business, and it’s considering a rather novel way of doing it: the government itself would sell marijuana to registered citizens, making it the first country in the world to do so.

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