Cannabis has been a storm breaker in recent months due to studies showing promising results for its uses in the medical industry. Due to this, cannabis has gain a mass amount of media attention, medical professional attention and even government attention. Cannabis is increasingly growing in popularity, so much so that governments are lining up to begin the legalisation process for both medicinal and/or recreational purposes.
The only issue regarding the legalisation of cannabis is that after a government legalises the drug, they need to consider drug testing. If drug testing is not altered, demonizing cannabis consumers in the workplace could result in a loss for local businesses. Especially with roughly 13 percent of US citizens admitting to regular cannabis consumption in the workforce.
Cannabis is the only chemical that accumulates in your body fat and because of this it stays in the system longer than almost all other chemicals in the body. The effects of smoking marijuana quickly fade, (this is known as the marijuana detection window), but that’s not to say that your system is free of all cannabis traces. Although false positives are common in many different forms of chemical testing, marijuana is rarely falsely detected due to high technological advancements in testing.
So how long is it present for? Well, to understand this we need to dig a little deeper and take different testing methods into consideration. These testing methods including:
All of the above are just guidelines. If you are smoking or consuming cannabis in other ways, it’s essential to research the laws and regulations regarding cannabis in your country. If cannabis is a schedule 1 or an A class drug in your country and you are found with cannabis on your person and or if you test positive with cannabis in your system, prosecution and fines will be set in place. You should never try to pass a drug test or tamper with one. This is also against the law.
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