How can I prove I didn’t smoke marijuana?

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How can I prove I didn’t smoke marijuana?

Throughout a program with weekly random drug tests I had been smoking an over the counter vape juice called CBD. I tried a new brand the last week of my diversion and failed for THC. How could they sell something over the counter with enough thc to show up on a drug test and what legal action should I take. I’ve spent $11,000 on 2 lawyers and now the second isn’t responding too much at all.

Asked on January 24, 2017 under Criminal Law, Georgia

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

A good start would be to the vape juice tested by a reputable lab, one with a good reputation and credentials which will draft a report on what it found (and whose technician[s] could testify--either voluntarily [e.g. if you pay them] or if they are subpoenaed--for you in court as to the results). If the lab reports shows detectable level of THC, that will go a long way towards proving what you way. You (or rather, your attorney; and based on what you write, you may need to think about hiring a new one) can forward the report to the authorities to substantiate your claims.


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