Hair Drug Testing for Marijuana Debunked by German Scientists

We’ve long held that hair drug testing for marijuana was an inaccurate science at best.  Study after study has shown that the absorption rate of THC metabolites into hair follicles is an unreliable method of determining drug usage. Now there’s some science to back that up. Researchers at the Institute of Forensic Medicine in Freiburg, Germany,…

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Rosie O’Donnell Reportedly Failed a Hair Follicle Drug Test

According to the celeb gossip sites, Rosie O’Donnell reportedly failed a hair follicle drug test.  According to gossip rags, O’Donnell is involved in a child custody battle with ex, Michelle Rounds, over their 2-year-old daughter, Dakota. O’Donnell submitted a hair follicle drug sample which, allegedly, came back positive for marijuana. The story is somewhat suspect though…

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Connecticut Drug Testing Law

A really bizarre drug testing case has come out of Connecticut recently.  In the case of Schofield v. Loureiro Engineering Associates, Inc., the courts have found that Connecticut drug testing laws only apply to urinalysis testing and not to hair follicle drug testing. Actually, the fact that the state offers any protection was somewhat of a surprise.  Apparently,…

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