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Can you retake a failed drug test?

Can you retake a failed drug test?

No you cannot retake it. That would defeat the purpose of the drug test. If you fail it you will be disqualified for a year.

How do you fight a false-positive drug test?

The best way to contest false-positive results is to reach out to your pharmacist and ask if prescription drugs and OTC medications you take on a regular basis can cause a positive drug test result. Ask if the pharmacist can provide written documentation to this effect and bring a copy to the test site.

How bad is failing a drug test?

Failing a drug test by testing positive or refusing to test will result in your immediate disqualification from performing any safety-sensitive procedures, including driving a commercial vehicle.

What can cause a false positive on a marijuana test?

Protonix (pantoprazole sodium), for one causes “false positives” in certain cannabis tests. Ibuprofen products (e.g. Advil) will not test positive for marijuana in competent drug screens, but OTC cold remedies can trigger false positives for amphetamines.

Can you fail a drug test from one puff of weed?

However if you are a heavy smoker and decided to quit and a week went by and you only took one puff chances are you’ll fail. Only because technically THC stays in your system for about 30 days. If you really don’t smoke at all and did one hit, chances are you’ll pass if the time span is a week or so.

Can a company fire you if you test positive for marijuana?

Keep in mind that although recreational marijuana use has been legalized in California, the California Supreme Court has ruled that organizations can still fire any employee who tests positive for the drug, even if a doctor recommended medical marijuana to them.

How does a drug test work for marijuana?

A drug test isn’t just a ‘YES’ or ‘NO’ answer. When you’re tested it will show the levels of that specific drug they’re looking for, in this case THC. By looking at the levels of THC in your urine they can determine if you smoke weed and or how often.