Thread: Looking for hair test guru
08-06-2005, 10:25 PM #1
Looking for hair test guru
I need to find out a few things about drug hair testing. More specifically the hair testing they do for casino employment in Las Vegas. I stopped smoking pot 1.5 months ago and I need to know how long It stays in your hair. I had a shaved head when I stopped. I was wondering how long the pot will stay in my hair? If I shaved my head again now,1.5 months later, would it still show if I let it grow now?
08-06-2005, 10:39 PM #2
Hair test's....Pretty much fcked.
They check either the 60 day box or the 90 day one (most cases the 90 day one) Same price for the company.
They got the shampoo's etc but IMO they don't work.
Whats this for?
08-06-2005, 10:46 PM #3
Here's what I know...
Hair testing: When THC metabolites are in the blood, they go through
the blood vessels in the head, and get filtered through the hair. THC
metabolites remain in the hair as a permanent record. The hair test costs
several hundred dollars ($150-$300) and is rarely given because urinalysis
is cheaper (approximately $65) and more accurate. (The hair test equipment
and setup goes for over a million). According to Jeff Nightbyrd, hair
tests are "widely used in the casino industry." They cut 50 strands of
hair from the scalp, and send it in to the testing lab where they liquefy
it. "A hair sample is disolved in a series of solvents which extract the
drug metabolites and then are analyzed via GC/MS." It can take several
hours to days just to extract metabolites. Average hair grows 1/4 inch per
month. Typically they just use hair one and a half inches from the scalp;
though some labs will take enough to test for up to 3 years. The liquid is
run through the most sensitive GC/MS machines available, and can detect as
little as 1 ng/mL! The hair test discriminates in that detection is easier
in dark hair. Colored people may be discriminated against further because
melanin is in their hair, which can be mistaken for THC. However, there is
conflicting data as to whether melanin can be detected as THC.
Psychemedics Corporation has a PDT90 kit for $75. This home test kit is
for parents that want to chop off a lock of their child's hair to find out
what drugs s/he is using. Kids- lock your bedroom doors at night if your
parents don't trust your judgment on the drug issue.
Beating the hair test is extremely hard, and there are false positives.
Bleaching or dying your hair is rumored to work, but it doesn't. I imagine
you can shave every hair on your body and claim that you're a swimmer.
According to NORML, Aloe Rid by Nexus is a shampoo that will aid in testing
negative. Aloe Rid is available only in salons. Healthy Hair, from Sampson
Health Products, is another shampoo designed to beat the hair test.
Healthy Hair is sold in retail stores throughout Las Vegas. Keith Thrash
from Sampson Health Products reccommends precleansing with Aloe Rid prior
to using Healthy Hair. Healthy Hair is used in the morning and before
going to bed. Each session takes 20 minutes. According to Steve at
Sampson Health Products, two out of a thousand people failed the hair test
when using Healthy Hair. Byrd Labs is currently developing a shampoo to
defeat the hair test. Some have suggested treating hair with oil because
THC is oil based and oil soluble. However, there is no proven way to beat
the hair test, so it's all heresay and guessing at this point. (If anyone
has any success with the shampoos or the swimmer excuse, please let me
know). Swimming and washing your hair removes toxins, and Keith Thrash
recommends doing both as much as possible. Fortunately, the hair test
cannot be used alone as evidence because there are no forensic standards.
It can only be used when substantiated by other evidence. Also, there are
no intoxication standards. I believe if you tested positive for the hair
test that you would probably have a good chance of fighting it.
(BlockBuster Video uses the most up-to-date equipment, and passing such a
test can be difficult). It takes several months of precleansing to beat
the tests given by Psychemedics.
08-06-2005, 10:48 PM #4
depends how much u smoked, tha heavier u smoke tha longer it will stay in your system (90 days tops) and if u just smoked every now and then it would be out in a month or less
08-06-2005, 10:52 PM #5Originally Posted by MBaraso
08-06-2005, 10:55 PM #6
well if theres nothing in ur system how would it grow into ur hair? lol sry im not gettin ur question
08-06-2005, 11:09 PM #7Originally Posted by fballhoss51
So say a person with long hair smoked pot and quit. They never got a hair cut. THat pot would still be in their hair even though new hair grew. Now me, a person who shaves his head, shouldn't have THC in his hair that he grew after he stopped smoking pot and it was clean from his system right?
08-06-2005, 11:11 PM #8
if that was true everyone at my highschool woulda failed last year lol, nah if u smoked 90 days ago and had to get a test in a week or 2 it def wouldnt show up and if it did it wouldnt be enough to show that uve smoked recently
08-06-2005, 11:15 PM #9Originally Posted by fballhoss51
08-07-2005, 05:53 PM #10
If you smoked pot 2 weeks ago shaved your head and let it grow back you would still test positive with a hair test.
08-07-2005, 05:59 PM #11Associate Member
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08-07-2005, 06:28 PM #12Originally Posted by TheNextBigThing
08-07-2005, 06:30 PM #13
I don't know Fvck it. If I fail it's their money wasted not mine.
08-07-2005, 06:42 PM #14Member
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i take 2 drug tests a week for court and at the end i have a hair test sep 24th....the thing with pot is its hard to detect....you can sya u use a hemp shampoo..they cant not get a true positive for thc with a hair test...i know that for a fact because the lab tech told me the first time
08-07-2005, 07:06 PM #15Originally Posted by TCEL300
08-07-2005, 09:05 PM #16Member
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i was told by the lab tec that the excuse i use hemp products will work...i dunno thats what dude told me
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