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Discussion of the Week (7/19/2005) - Legalize Pot
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Smitty
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 18, 2006 7:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Welllll actually. I am currently on Hiatus from the ganj....were supposed to have a random this month....If they start this crap up on a regualr basis I may be looking for a different employer. Duracel Is right down the street and they only do Pre-employment tests (which is hair BTW way :yikes: ). We only do pre epmloyment tests too but we just got bought out by a much larger corporation who is trying to push their "rules" upon us.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 18, 2006 7:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That sucks! Just curious if/what you've had to do in the past for pre-employment tests? Taken cleaners? The nasty syrup shit or the pills?
I only ask because I have a lot of friends who have taken cleaners before, and that shit is nasty.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 18, 2006 7:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

As far as the Navy went I had this little binge and purge H2o thing going for about 6 years. I get to TPU in SEPS and they give me one on the spot and I flubbed it. Got out wif an Honorable if you can believe that. The civialian sector is a bit trickier. A watered down sample will raise some eyebrows...dunno why it didnt in the Navy. A HUGE plus in the civilian sector is that they dont watch you pee, so theres this stuff you can get out of high times that you pour in your cup and pee on top of it and it makes you clean and is undetectable that I used to use in case of emergency. Also I have an old family shampoo recipe that that works for hair , but you have to condition the fuck out of your hair or you'll look like Carrot top for your job interview.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 18, 2006 7:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I had to take a hair test when I got my job. They're pretty much the standard for any new job, now. They tested for five drugs, here. I know pot was one, and I think the others were coke, heroin, acid, and PCP. The test can go back as far as your hair is long, but by procedure most testing facilities (like the one that did mine) go back 90 days. I did quite a bit of research at the time, and the test is sensitive enough to catch a single use in 90 days, and none of the products sold to help you beat a hair test actually work. After I read the ads for a few of those, describing how they work, the non-pothead sites' reasons why those don't do shit against the newer hair tests were pretty convincing. The only saving grace is that those tests won't catch anything you did in the last two weeks or so, at least as far as pot goes. Some facilities claim they can narrow that to ten days. Bottom line, if you want a new job, first you've gotta get off of the ganj for at least three months.

Once we're hired, we only have incident testing, and that's in the union contract. Incident testing is just a piss test. If you don't toke too much, you can beat a piss test easily after a few days with no fancy products, so you're good as long as you haven't done it too recently. Most people never get piss tested, especially the way union people stick up for each other. That being said, we did have a guy get tested over some BULLSHIT a couple of days ago, but I'll post that in another thread when I feel like it.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 25, 2012 2:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Got to have dinner with a former intelligence advisor, during Clinton's presidency, tonight. When asked what his solution to the violence along the Mexican border is he replied, "legalize drugs".
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 17, 2012 9:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Something tells me there may be an unexpected and totally not USA backed coup in Guatemala's near future: http://reason.com/blog/2012/02/16/guatemala-president-says-decriminalize
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 17, 2012 6:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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The U.S. embassy's response is deeply deceptive...


I wonder why our government is so entrenched in this War on Drugs idea.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 18, 2012 3:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm guessing part of it is the same reason that the TSA wants me to think my Kindle is a potential terrorist device during take off, bureaucratic momentum and paranoia.

The other part is idiots who think the War on Drugs is actually a better solution than legalization/treatment and evil assholes who don't mind causing others to suffer and die so they can get a bit richer.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 18, 2012 3:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Trassin wrote:
The other part is idiots who think the War on Drugs is actually a better solution than legalization/treatment and evil assholes who don't mind causing others to suffer and die so they can get a bit richer.


^ Nailed it.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 18, 2012 7:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

http://www.alternet.org/newsandviews/article/789519/sick:_young,_undercover_cops_flirted_with_students_to_trick_them_into_selling_pot/
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 18, 2012 4:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Trassin wrote:
I'm guessing part of it is the same reason that the TSA wants me to think my Kindle is a potential terrorist device during take off, bureaucratic momentum and paranoia.


It's not really about terrorism. Electronic devices do mess with the flight controls during take off and landing. A small annoyance, but better safe than sorry.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 18, 2012 4:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Actually, the Kindle puts out far too little "interference" to possibly do anything. I think it was Scientific American that actually did a report on it and managed to get the, "bureaucratic momentum and paranoia" quote from someone at the TSA.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 18, 2012 5:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Actually, if you're flying with Copa Airlines and you have a connection in Panama City, Panama on your way back to the states, they set up a checkpoint at the gate. They search your bags, wand you, then serve you dinner on the plane with metal utensils. I left out the part in my previous post where I mean to say "I doubt the kindle causes problems, but better safe than sorry." I did my own little experiment a couple weeks ago. I chose to keep reading "God is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything" and lived to tell the tale. Like I said, for me that is just a small annoyance if I choose to listen.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 18, 2012 5:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm also accustomed to discussing these things with guys at work who think TSA should search anyone who "looks like a Muslim" but cry foul when an old lady or a baby get searched (I think a baby is the perfect place for a terrorist to hide a bomb). This has obviously lowered my research standards.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 19, 2012 7:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Akuma: Wow, that's just extra dumb, isn't it?
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 20, 2012 9:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yeah, just kind of.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 25, 2012 7:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Study shows suicide rates fall when states legalize marijuana.
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