Originally Posted by ampaterry
I prob'ly won't win any popularity contests with this, but here goes.
I keep hearing about how MJ is not as addictive as booze or cigarettes.
Yet people get arrested, fined, jailed for JM use, get out, and SMOKE IT AGAIN.
Over and over.
We hired a guy at work in the Drafting dept.
He was a GOOD drafter.
During his second week, the boss called him in to his office and informed him that he had failed the urine drug test which all new employees took.
The following conversation ensued:
Boss: "We know that some medications can effect this test, so we won't let you go immediately. We have re-scheduled the test for three weeks from now, the XX of XX, and you need to pass that one to remain employed here."
Drafter: "Thank you, OK."
Boss: "Do you understand what I am telling you? You have to pass this drug test in three weeks, the XX of XX?"
Drafter: "I understand. Thank you."
In three weeks, on the date scheduled, he took the test again.
He failed it again.
Guys, this does NOT sound like something non-addictive. This sounds like something that once you are hooked on it, you will risk fines, jail time, unemployment, ANYTHING, just to keep using.
I for one NEVER said it wasn't addictive, sugar is addictive too, ya'know?
I said it is NOT AS BAD for you as cigarettes or booze, I personally think all smoking is bad for you.
That last statement is an assumption, and may I point out the amount of time for a human body to rid itself of the effects of smoking cigarettes?
The ONLY reason for the test is because it was made illegal, once legal, it won't matter.
The number of fines for smoking in a public place is high in many downtown areas that don't allow it. Same thing, same problem.