hair drug testing

Beat The Unbeatable Hair Drug Test

This article is a little off-topic, but I find it interesting. At my job, employee drug testing is a very serious matter.  We build apps for the US government, after all.  My primary employer does random hair drug tests, especially for contractors like me.

Last Wednesday, my team lost a really good programmer over a failed hair drug test.  I was talking to my friend Tom when he told me that several other contractors he knows for a fact are smoking pot outside of work, but they didn’t get caught on the same test.

For the next 15 minutes, he introduced me to the “black art” of methods that pot smokers use to cheat the newest infallible drug test, the hair follicle test.  I do not do … Read More