Welfare reform is worth the fight. Drug screening its recipients is a great start to a positive change. It may take some time but it can be done. Invasion of privacy, the cost of rehab, or it being risky for children because parents are afraid of the drug screening are just not good enough excuses for the government of ours not to drug screen its recipients. Ninety percent of the workforce has a drug screen policy, why not welfare.
In the long run, testing people before handing out money will greatly ameliorate the United States of America for several reasons. First, if people are drug tested before they receive the money from the government, then this will weed out the folks that are less deserving than others. This means that the nation will be able
Workplace Drug Screening Opinion Paper Carrie Templeton PSY 425 December 31, 2013 Dr. Elisabeth Pleszkoch Workplace Drug Screening Opinion Paper The prevalence of drug use in the United States is on the rise and with this comes the need to implement workplace drug screening. Employers are deciding to drug and alcohol test current and perspective employees. By testing employees and applicants, an employer has the potential to rid any drug related issues in the workplace by utilizing rights set forth by state and federal laws. The Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988 made it legal to allow drug testing in the workplace although some may find it unethical. The purpose of this paper is to discuss the types of drug tests, reliability, pros
Cheryl Marquez Should Welfare Recipients be Tested for Drugs? This is a very controversial subject in our society today. In the November 18, 2011 issue of the U.S. News Digital Weekly, David Vitter, U.S. Senator from Louisiana gave his point of view which states that yes they should. It is Senator Vitters opinion that random drug testing would accomplish two goals: Helping recipients that have a problem by identifying it and not paying them till they get help; and not waste taxpayer dollars by buying drugs.
David Crews, is entitled, "Epigenetic transgenerational inheritance of altered stress responses" and is | |published in the journal PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America). The study, which was | |funded by a sub-group of the National Institutes of Health, found that exposure to a common fungicide caused neurological and behavioral | |changes that were passed on to future generations of offspring, even when those offspring had no exposure to the original fungicide. | | | |This groundbreaking research offers a sobering revelation about the age of industrial chemicals through which we are all now living. This | |is because the conventional view of chemicals -- the view advocated by the chemical industry, the cancer industry, the FDA, the EPA, etc. | |-- is that the damaging effects of chemical exposure are NOT passed on to future generations (unless, of course, exposure happens during
Why does Michael Moore want to tell us that the USA/Bill Clinton bombed Serbia only one hour before the school killings at Columbine High School? He wants to tell us that what the USA does, affect what the people in the USA may do. Michael Moore interviews a young man who says: If you are a loser now, you are a loser forever. Our opinion: We think that if someone tells you, that you are a loser, you just get into ‘a deep hole’. But if someone tells you that you have to move on and try, it’s easier to learn and get a good life.
to 180mg. in strength which could cause an overdose on a single pill if you were a first time user. Oxycodone or oxycontin, serve as a pain medication that when taken exactly as prescribed by a licensed pain specialist can effectively change the way a person experiences pain and rarely leads to an addiction. The NCADI goes on to say that one of the favorite ways for abusers to experience this medication is to crush it and snort it like cocaine which in many instances leads to overdose. Oxycodone is a slow release medication made to have some delayed absorption so the patient may be without pain for longer.
In the magazine article “Crystal Meth: the Dangers of Crystal meth,” it is explained that Pseudoephedrine is the lead compound ingredient for the production of crystal meth and community pharmacists can control its sale amounts. In the article, researchers claim that pharmacies were pressured to change their medicines so that the substance could not be converted into crystal meth, and so phenylephrine replaced pseudoephedrine. “It has almost as good a decongestant action but, it is much harder, if not impossible, to convert to crystal meth.” To say the least, it is a lot harder to buy this drug and covert it from over the counter. This alternative has not eliminated the problem that Crystal meth presents, but it does significantly reduce
One being the unconstitutional intrusion based on the 4th Amendment, and the other reason being the cost of the test and the testing procedures. Kelly counters that by stating the testing regime itself is “definitely worth testing.” The original idea behind states testing for substance abuse was to limit or decrease excess spending of government funds on people that were spending the money on drugs or alcohol instead of the necessities for the well-being of the children. The debate continues and Kelly is willing to amend her bill to satisfy some the controversy, but not to less out the testing
Khashayar Ghadirian Word count: 720 March 30, 2015 Mindfulness In a New York Times science article, Daniel Goleman discusses a new type of treatment that helps patients to cope with Attention Deficient Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD). In this article, Goleman aims to convince his audience that exercising parts of brain daily is a much appropriate treatment then drugs for ADHD. Daniel Goleman is an author, and psychologist. Goleman in this article manages to use his knowledge and credit from his 12 years writing for New York Times to create Logical appeals. Goleman starts the article with a logical appeal using analogy.