When someone gets caught trafficking, making, or distributing drugs, more than likely, they wind up incarcerated. But should drug offenders who have done their time be denied food stamps? It’s a question we’ll turn over in this episode of West Virginia Morning.
West Virginia is one of only four states that still enforces a lifetime ban on food stamps for people with felony drug convictions. As Molly Born reports, experts call the ban punishing and say that assistance could help them from getting rearrested.