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Sure way to prove drug addiction? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good morning
Doctor:Dr.xxxxxxxx here
User:i wanted to know if there is any way to prove drug addiction
User:drugs as in weed particularly
Doctor:It can be done b measuring the blood levels of the drug
Doctor:Take a test for blood Cannabinoids
User:so if a person regularly takes weed and alcohol and smokes, and then doesn't do so for a week or so, can the test still give results?
Doctor:Yes, there can still be a positive result
User:i want surity
User:as in there will be traces of drugs right?
Doctor:Yes, there will be traces of drugs
User:and also will it be able to tell whether the person is a regular drug taker or a one time use
Doctor:that can be proven as well
User:as in can the person get away with the excuse that he was just trying it?
User:where can i avail these tests?
Doctor:It can be done is specialized labs
Doctor:specially in the forensic labs
User:can you give me a location
User:its for a friend
Doctor:Public health institute is one such lab
User:his parents want to know an exact location
User:xxxxxxx also offers these tests?
Doctor:Is that all for now?
User:just one last confirmation please
Doctor:please ask me
User:this test for cannabinoids will prove addiction right?
User:i am sorry for sounding so paranoid
Doctor:it does
User:thank you
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:Good day ahead
Doctor:Bye for now
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