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Old 08-27-2019, 08:52 AM   #21
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Originally Posted by Woodsy View Post
I am sure the NFL has a drug testing policy and my guess is that Chung has passed it....

I suspect its a big bunch of nothing.

Because of the field I am in (nuclear plant security), I have a decent understanding of how long different drugs stay in your system. Pot, the most innocuous drug, at least in my opinion, is detectable for 30 days in a regular user using urinalysis. Cocaine is only between 1 and 4 days, heroin only 5 days. The only caveat is that hair tests can show use up to 90 days for most drugs. I do not believe that the NFL collective bargaining agreement allows for testing via hair samples.

The bottom line is that a player could easily evade a cocaine or even heroin test with a little forethought.
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