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amsterdam 'coffeeshops'
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so, if in amsterdam and u have a smoke. does anyone know how that translates in the states? like if getting a job and having to take a drug test, do you then have an excuse? also, how long does the cannabis stay in one’s system? if i go in june, ill have a job starting up in july, and not sure if they have employee drug tests

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Simple solution for you. TestPure! It works but if you wanted to do it naturally it takes a while (depending on how much you smoke). Drink lots of water! Im sure that a trip to Amsterdam would not be able to be used as an excuse if you failed a drug test.

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Yeah im not sure you’re employer will let that one slide. www.erowid.org has a lot of info about how long various substances saty in your system. If you dont usually smoke and smoke for a few days i’t would prob be 2-3 weeks. But theres also stuff that head shops sell that cleanse your system. If your’re going in the beginning of June and starting work at the end of July i’d bet youd be fine.

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Pot tends to have approxamately a 30 day residual period in the human body. However, the less often you smoke the lower the residual period tends to be.

If you aren’t a regular smoker and you go to amsterdam, then are constantly trying to flush your system (green tea, lots of water, etc…) you’d be pretty clean by one month later, probably even two weeks.

The real thing to worry about is the type of test. If it’s just a basic pee test, many of the cover drinks tend to work (termanator gold and the like) on the day of the test, so long as you pee a few times before going. If it’s a hair test, or a skin test then you’re a lot more likely to be caught.

However if you do get tested and it’s a pee test you can claim it’s a false positive from having been ‘around’ people who did that as you were on vacation and try to fight it professing to be willing to take the test again.

The 5-7 days between the tests would have you even more flushed so you’d probably pass that time.

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That’s weird that they would even care. Where I come from they either assume you smoke pot, or as long as you don’t smoke it on the company’s time, they don’t care what you do.

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That’s weird that they would even care. Where I come from they either assume you smoke pot, or as long as you don’t smoke it on the company’s time, they don’t care what you do.

America see’s pot as the most dangerous drug on the planet because of how mild it’s effects are. 1 in 4 american’s admit to having used it yet it’s seen as a way to destroy society because politicians are afraid of it. It’s pathetic.

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No lobby, unlike its rivals alcohol and tobacco.

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You don’t even have to smoke it yourself to get it into your system, it’s enough that you breath in someone else’s smoke. And it can stay in your system for months in that event too. What kind of job is this that you have to take a drug test for anyway? The only job where I could see the relevance of what you do in your free time would be in a rehab centre or something.

Actually, it was the US cotton industry that lobbied for cannabis to be outlawed.

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Gee I wonder why? Fuckin Cotton Pickers!

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As a Canadian snowboarder once pointed out to the world Wink

Yeah, you are right seraph about hemp being a big rival to cotton. I remember reading about the vice lobbies in my country doing there thing to keep canibus criminalized, but looks like that isn’t doing so well these days!

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one acre of hemp is worth something like 4 acres of trees in paper production. I wonder what its equivalence to an acre of cotton is.

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Unfortunatly employers often issue drug tests as a matter of policy in the US (I’ve had to take them as a driver which is reasonable but also for a lame ASS data entry position…..I would have to be high to continue to endure that monotonus bordom!)it doesn’t matter. In most cases there is so much compitition for available jobs a positive drug test will eliminate you from the running ("false" or not). I doubt they will care if you explain "but I was in Amsterdam!"
Fortunatly they all use piss tests (I haven’t heard of regular employers using the hair tests yet because they are still very expensive)still as far as I know and Casual pot use normally won’t be detected after a couple weeks clean.Second hand pot smoke isn’t enough to show up in regular piss tests (that has been confirmed)so you don’t have to worry about going into coffee shops.
I have also heard that since THC is fat solouble ppl with lower body fat and fatty diets detox faster and it could show up longer if you are very fat (I haven’t seen proof but it makes sense).
Test Pure does work ( I know from experience). Be sure to read the directions.

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When I went to Amsterdam my friend (who was a policeman) did not smoke at all because the tests the police in Australia use when someone comes home from leave can detect cannabis for three months after you’ve smoked it. Apparentl it stays in ur fat cells.

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You don’t even have to smoke it yourself to get it into your system, it’s enough that you breath in someone else’s smoke. And it can stay in your system for months in that event too. What kind of job is this that you have to take a drug test for anyway? The only job where I could see the relevance of what you do in your free time would be in a rehab centre or something.

Actually, it was the US cotton industry that lobbied for cannabis to be outlawed.


wat r u on man u can not get it in ur system by second hand smoke and it will stay in ur system for the most of up to 45 days depending on ur size and bobdy fat i get my information from my 15 years as a doctor in the british army and yes i smoke the best way to get it out of ur system is to drink 6 whole raw eggs in one go 24 asprin this should be done for the 3 days before ur drugs test happy smoking

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You don’t even have to smoke it yourself to get it into your system, it’s enough that you breath in someone else’s smoke. And it can stay in your system for months in that event too. What kind of job is this that you have to take a drug test for anyway? The only job where I could see the relevance of what you do in your free time would be in a rehab centre or something.

Actually, it was the US cotton industry that lobbied for cannabis to be outlawed.


wat r u on man u can not get it in ur system by second hand smoke and it will stay in ur system for the most of up to 45 days depending on ur size and bobdy fat i get my information from my 15 years as a doctor in the british army and yes i smoke the best way to get it out of ur system is to drink 6 whole raw eggs in one go 24 asprin this should be done for the 3 days before ur drugs test happy smoking

lol. Hope you can handle the toxicity that 24 asprin will pull on your liver.

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I hope the British army can handle their "doctors’" spelling.

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hehe, yeah, I doubt it. I don’t think most REAL Dr.s spell like 13 year olds…..nice try ; )
Wat? R U dissin’?

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Ok well I know that it wont show up from second hand smoke for one all my friends are pot heads and smoke around me all the time, and i have never failed a dt from being around them. Like been stated, drink lots of water, when i was younger and smoked i used to drink lots of water and cranberry juice and never tested positive. About 6 glass’ of water and about a liter of cranberry juice, three days before i needed to test, So you know i am 5’11 and been 135-145 for the last 8 years. Go have a good time, drink lots of water and and seriously pee tests arnt even that acurate. Happy treckin.

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a couple years back got drug tested………and smoked a phatty the night before…..and came out clean……..didnt do anything to cleanse my system….but when i blaze one up i usually keep myself hydrated to an extreme…maybe that helped ..maybe it was the supernatural…..dunno

but it was definitly that CALIFORNIA CHRONIC burnin up my lungs!!!!

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