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originally posted by: TrueBrit
a reply to: dawnstar
I believe that the testing protocols ought to be changed, to force employers and law enforcement to use only tests which can conclusively prove exactly what time the subject last consumed the substance, and whether they are still under its chemical influence, rather than whether or not they simply have it in their blood stream.
The psychoactive agent in pot smoke is not active for the entire period that it remains in the blood, and other bodily fluids, so simply saying that a person having it in their blood is grounds for dismissal from a job is preposterous, since with alcohol, one has to be actually DRUNK at work in order to get fired over it. This is because the active ingredients are metabolised differently of course.
The other problem is with the law on driving while intoxicated. NO ONE should be driving if they are even remotely chemically impaired, because whereas they have every right to risk their own death, they have no business what so ever putting others in danger by driving under the influence of any chemical additive. That said, the same rules ought to apply to pot as to alcohol, those being, that a certain benchmark of units ought to be set, under which a person may drive, and over which they may not, with a testing procedure which accounts for the difference between pot and alcohol, in terms of the way they move through the body.
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