You’ve just interviewed for a job, and things look pretty promising. Then the interviewer tells you that they will need you to go in and take a drug test before starting work. You’re a pretty avid cannabis enthusiast, so it’s pretty likely that you’re not going to pass. The idea to cheat on your drug test enters your head. Should you do it? I say no, you should not.
It’s Pretty Much Impossible To Do
Depending on the type of test, saliva, urine, hair follicle, drug tests are almost impossible to cheat on. The only one that you can cheat on and are most likely not get caught would be the saliva test, even that is not a 100% guarantee. Drug testing labs have really upped their game when it comes to technique and it’s really quite easy for them to tell if you cheated. They can test to see how diluted the sample is, or whether you’re using a fake sample. A lot of labs test to make sure that the client (person taking the test) has not taken supplements such as niacin also. They can also tell the gender of the person giving the sample, so if you were thinking about getting a sample from your nonsmoking girlfriend, forget about it.
You Get Into A Lot Of Trouble If You Get Caught
You get into a lot of trouble if you get caught cheating on a drug test. It is considered fraud if you are caught cheating on a government funded drug test, like the one that you would take if you were applying for a government job. If this test is for a job in the private sector, probably the worst that will happen is that you don’t get the job, but if the results come after you start working the job, then you’ll definitely be fired. You don’t want that on your record.
Drug Tests Are Already Super Stressful
Taking a drug test is already stressful enough, you don’t want to add to the stress by wondering if they’re going to find out that you cheated. Cheating on your drug test is something that you don’t want on your conscience. If you’re a believer in karma, cheating is sure to bring bad karma your way.
You Don’t Want To Work For Such An Uptight Place Anyway
If you’re an avid cannabis enthusiast then you should ask yourself, do I really want to work for a place that does pre-employment drug testing? Surely, there are other jobs out there that would be a better fit for you. On the other hand, if this is a job that you really want, then you should do the right thing and quit smoking weed in the weeks prior to taking the test. Part of being an adult is being responsible and sometimes that means doing things that we would prefer not to do.
Everywhere you go online, you can find instructional videos on how to cheat on your drug test. You can also find products, like infused drinks, that guarantee you a clean test. Don’t fall for it. What works for someone else, will probably not work for you. I’m not even going to go into the problems that will arise if you fake a court mandated drug test because we all know what will happen there. Suck it up and do the right thing. Don’t cheat on your drug test.
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