Marijuana Breathalyzers Are About To Arrive

[DTN] Dec 1 – Drug test companies have long sought their Golden Ticket in a roadside breathalyzer for cannabis. It has proved to be a whimsical goal: easy to conceive but impossible to achieve. Until now. Several cutting-edge tech companies have recently announced the successful development of several hand-held devices

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Cocaine Cops & The Bird Poop Police: A Shai Werts Update

[DTN] Nov 29 – Deputy Charles Browder III – the police officer responsible for the July 31 arrest of star Georgia Southern quarterback Shai Werts – will not face any disciplinary action for falsely charging the 20-year old college student with misdemeanor cocaine possession. An administrative review of the arrest

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Cannabis Up! Opioids down! The Drug War Goes Sideways in 2019

DTN (Aug. 30, 2019) The rate of positive drug tests in the American workplace shot up to a 14-year high in 2018, according to long-spinning industry weathervane, the Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index™. The most-current version, released last spring, revealed a sharp increase in positive results across all three major

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Birdshit!

When Georgia Southern starting quarterback Shai Werts was falsely arrested for cocaine possession this summer, a small time drug bust on a lonely South Carolina highway gained national attention and sparked fresh debate on a continuing variety of American dilemmas. Standards and practices for police and policing were properly called

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The Best Way To Beat Your Urine Test

I am not a cheat. I am not a liar. But I’ve come to believe that there is nothing wrong with cheating on my drug test, I finally got a good job when my daughter was two years old and things were chugging along nicely until one day the company

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Never… Ever… Forget: 9/11 at High Times Magazine

(The following is an excerpt from my eternal work-in-progress, Reefer Dadness (c). rc) On Tuesday, September 11, 2001, I was on the commuter train to Hoboken, rolling through the New Jersey Meadowlands when I heard a woman scream. I turned my head to the left and, behind me, saw her aghast, looking out of the window on our right. I wheeled my head around and saw the last lick of the fireball flame climbing up to the top of the north tower of the World Trade Center. The fireball quickly disappeared and billows of grey smoked and bright fire began

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The Man Who Pissed On The Moon

Shortly after the Apollo 11 astronauts walked on the moon, each one returned to their respective hometown to be hailed as a hero:  Neil Armstrong went to Columbus, Army brat Michael Collins was welcomed in his adopted New Orleans, and Buzz Aldrin, who in time would prove to be the coolest astronaut of them all, came back home to Montclair, New Jersey, two miles northwest from where I was born. I showed up early and waited for the advance team to arrive. I talked my way into the press conference by flashing a few tearsheets from my high school newspaper;

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