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Old 03-06-2007, 12:28 PM   #11 (permalink)
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read my post directly above your's. take a deep breath of fresh air and calm down. sensitive subject for you eh? the fact is its illegal. if i was a pro fighter or any pro athelete, i would EXPECT to get some form of punishment for using an illegal drug, of any kind. grow up and get over it.
I’m not fan of pot heads but ultimatly it has NO performance enhancing properties (unless being spaced out tired and hungry is a benefit) so why make it a banned substance. If it’s illegal give the guy a ticket or something but BANNING a fighter? Please.

Hard core narcotics are a felony and therefore the legal ramifications would lead to a fighter being suspended, this makes sense, but pot is a misdemeanor not a felony offense (like a traffic ticket).
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Old 03-06-2007, 01:16 PM   #12 (permalink)
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what someone does in their own home (as long is doesn't affect performace) is NOBODY's business but their own. I am shocked that america allows this kind of invasion of privacy in the work place, you CAN NOT do that here in canada.
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Old 03-06-2007, 01:23 PM   #13 (permalink)
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im all for smoking weed and all....but its illegal.
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Old 03-06-2007, 01:28 PM   #14 (permalink)
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im all for smoking weed and all....but its illegal.
Yes but its not illegal to test positive or be on weed, its only illegal to posses it.
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Old 03-06-2007, 01:44 PM   #15 (permalink)
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you guys are morons. they dont test specifically for thc, if it shows up in the test then they announce it. and do you know why??? its NOT because its a performance enhancing drug, its because its an ILLEGAL SUBSTANCE. i know smoking weed makes you dumber but cummon now guys, im sure you can figure this out. and dont give me this crap about me needing to try weed cuz i smoke it every day, doesnt make it any more legal.
I question your own intellegence here. Who is the moron? It is not illegal to have THC in your system... you have to be caught with an amount in your possesion. So if the cops can't do anything with the pee test result neither should anyone else. The purpose of the banned substance list in sport is to prevent PERFORMANCE ENHANCING substances from being used by one athlete to gain an advantage. Many legal substances are on the list also so illegality has nothing to do with it. Pot has no place on the list because it does not enhance performance in a significant way that would give an advantage. They need to re-examine the spirit of the rules as they were indended not continue to harass people for doing nothing worse than having a beer. By the way you must not know much about Pot as it doesn't make you dumber or decrease your intellegence... many study's have proven this and I am a firm believer in scientific evidence over your heresay and government propoganda.
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im all for smoking weed and all....but its illegal.
and so is speeding, downloading copywrited material, looking at porn under the age of 18, drinking before 19 or 21. But hey most of us have done or do that on a daily basis.
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No. They shouldn't get disqualified unless its a performance Enhancement drug. But considering it is illegal some form of punishment should be enforced against the fighter. That's how I see it!
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It should be treated the same way any other sports association would handle somthing like this. These are professionals. If anyone were at thier job and were caught with THC in thier system, then you would face the consequences..Everyone has a drug policy. I am sure it has been mentioned to him at some point and he was aware of what would happen if he was caught. Its a risk some of us take.
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besides its easy to use test pure stuff. drink it the night before and it masks most tests (worked for me before). I don't know about the states but most companies in Canada don't test and there are so many ways to give a false positive on a pee test that you would still keep your job if you challenged it in court. Didn't they do a myth busters where eating poppy loaf made you test positive for heroin. that is just one example of how false and fragile urine tests are. They wouldn't hold up in court.
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If anyone were at thier job and were caught with THC in thier system, then you would face the consequences..Everyone has a drug policy.
I just find this kind of testing INSANE especially in the great USA, I mean that is COMPLETLEY ILLEGAL to do here in Canada...more illegal than smoking pot now. how you guys allow that kind of invasion of privacy is beyond me.
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