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How drug testing in Alabama holds former prisoners back from creating a new life


Across the U.S. random drug testing is required for many people charged with or convicted of crimes dealing with alcohol or drugs. But a joint NewsHour and AL.com investigation found that one state system, Alabama’s, can trap people with high fees, difficult scheduling and unreliable tests. AL.com investigative reporter Ashley Remkus, and journalist Elizabeth Flock, join John Yang to discuss.

Photo by Elizabeth Flock

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