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Hubbard County drug offenders could lose welfare benefits

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PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- Hubbard County Social Services will ask for permission Dec. 17 to implement a new state law that lets counties deny public assistance to people who use drugs.


Hubbard would join other counties, including Becker County, which recently implemented the law.

Hubbard County Social Services Director Daryl Bessler said each county got a list of potential offenders this fall from the court system.

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