Letters to the Editor

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Tag: drug abuse


METH: THA protecting children and families

Re: “Meth tests lead agency to evict” (TNT, 9-4).

As a six-year resident of Salishan in a Tacoma Housing Authority (THA) property, I was saddened by the story, complete with a picture of a forlorn-looking child and predictable comments about how could anyone treat children that way.

A more useful question to ask: Should THA continue to let meth users live in government-subsidized housing, poisoning their lives, their children’s and everyone around them?

I am familiar with four families who were evicted after positive meth tests; 13 of their children spent time at my home. They were often hungry,

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