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The use of marijuana (weed) has been legalized or at least decriminalized in many countries. Millions of people use marijuana for many different reasons. Some just use it as a mild recreational drug that makes them feel good while others use it for medicinal purposes. Rastafarians, for example, use marijuana as part of their religious devotions. The fact remains, however, that marijuana can be addictive and that it has certain negative health effects (more about that later).
After several states in the US have passed the bill on legalizing marijuana for medical purpose, about 3.5 million have registered for the state-issued medical marijuana card. Even though some states have legalized marijuana for medical use, it's still regarded as a Scheduled I controlled substance under the Federal Controlled substance Acts. Meaning, marijuana cannot be legally prescribed in every state of the country.
A "false positive" means that you get a positive result when you should have gotten a negative result, because you didn’t use any drug for a long time before the test and your sample is free from drugs. It is also known as false-positive error or false alarm. False positive result is always stressful in case of drug tests, and can hold serious implications.
The duration that weed remains in the body varies from person to person. Also, there are several factors that determine how long it remains in the body. Some include metabolism, hydration, THC levels of marijuana and frequency of use.
With over a million medical marijuana patients currently in the US and the number growing each day. Medical marijuana is a treatment that is helping the lives of the people that need it. Multiple Sclerosis, Spinal Cord Disease, Arthritis, Epilepsy, and Insomnia are some of the more common issues for which medical marijuana is prescribed, but there is a long list of symptoms for which qualified physicians are offering medical marijuana as the go-to form of treatment.
Excessive consumption of alcohol and drug abuse can result in physical and mental impairment. This is the reason why many employers prefer testing their prospective employees for drugs before hiring them. While not all of them are as particular about alcohol tests as they are about drug tests, then again, some of them might consider it as a substantial reason to not hire you.
The practicability of a drug test in states where marijuana is legal is increasingly becoming an issue of concern in the United States. Employees want to know why they should be made to undergo a drug test when marijuana is legal in their respective states.
Drug testing is a standard laboratory procedure that is carried out for detecting or measuring the drug levels within the body. There are various techniques of drug tests, and each of them carries its own pros and cons. In this article, we will be discussing various types of drug tests.
Have you ever been subjected to a mouth swab drug test? If you are about to, we can say that it can be nerve-wracking. Workplace drug testing has become a norm these days, and despite the fact that legal marijuana is gaining significant traction, employees and job seekers are still stuck dealing with drug tests on a regular basis. Mouth swab or saliva test is the easiest and one of the effective drug testing methods.
You are reading this because you have to take that drug test and you obviously do not want to fail. There is no need to fret. You only have to be strategic and intentional about the things you consume during this period.