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Failed drug test after 6 weeks of abstinence from marijuana

Discussion in 'Drug testing discussion' started by raven3davis, Aug 17, 2008.

  1. raven3davis

    raven3davis R.I.P.

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    SWIMs friend quit smoking 6 weeks prior to taking a drug test. It was a 6 panel if he recalls correctly. It tested for Amphetamines, cocaine, Benzos, PCP, Opiates, and THC.

    All drugs came up negative except for THC! SWIMS friend hadn't smoked in 6 weeks. This person is not big and has been fairly active. He was very surprised, to say the least. They told him it would be sent off to the lab, and there is a chance that the amount was so small that it will be below the cutoff, and thus considered a negative test. SWIMs friend has a friend who failed a drug test for THC, and his sample was sent to the lab, and it came back negative. So SWIM guesses things like this do happen from time to time.

    SWIM always hears people talk about how they have passed after only a few days of being sober. Lucky bastards.

    This is just a warning to everyone. There is no way to tell how long it will take a drug to get out of your system. You might be surprised, and surprises are not good in situations like these.

    Has anyone else experienced anything like this? 6 weeks is a long time. SWIMs friend thought it was a false positive or something. He has been around pot, but seriously doubts that has anything to do with it. Wish him luck. Perhaps the confirmation test will show that the amount is below the cutoff.

    Just stay safe and smart. If you are going to have a drugtest, SWIMs friend would recommend you quit smoking weed as soon as possible.

    Don't play with fire, you will eventually get burned.
     
  2. bman1

    bman1 Palladium Member

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    Swib knows of a person who is average weight and height and exercises at least twice a week. When said person started looking for a job said person stopping smoking. Said person also purchased a large supply of single panel dip stick test for THC. Said person wanting to make sure that they would pass a drug test before applying for jobs. The said person took a test every ten days. On day 60 there a full line appeared. day 70 a very faint line appeared. But a faint line still means one failed, they would most likely pass a lab test because this was probably faint amounts.

    Said person was a heavy user ate it with every meal and smoked joints like a person smoke cigarettes. Swib attributed the failing of the drug test to the amount consumed. They figured they are eating it in fat that their fat must be more saturating than a peon who smokes more than eats but just assumed this.

    Did swims friend smoke or ear more?
     
  3. chillinwill

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    i thought that even if there was a faint line, that means that you tested negative for the dip stick piss tests?
     
  4. raven3davis

    raven3davis R.I.P.

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    On this dipstick test, there were two lines that had to appear. Two lines means negative, and only one line means positive, although SWIM is sure there are different forms of the test.
     
  5. Nature Boy

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    I'm guessing the 6 panel drug test is fairly sophisticated. It might pick up on minute THC levels from previous use or perhaps even passive smoking remnants. I wouldn't be surprised if it turned up inconclusive in the re-test. Personally, SWIM would never take a drug test unless he was entirely forced into it outside of his control, then he'd probably just use someone else's piss.