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How long can marijuana be detected in your system?

Marijuana is a fairly short-term drug. It is only going to decrease your ability to drive for about three hours, which may not even be as long as a night of drinking alcohol would. Typically, experts agree that the effects wear off in an hour or two. In some specific cases, minor effects can linger for a day, but it's not as if you are experiencing the full impact of the drug for 24 hours.

Can a drug test be wrong?

You had to take a drug test and it came back positive. Is that simply the end of the road, a perfect way to prove that someone was using illegal drugs? Or can the test be wrong? If you're facing charges, you're naturally going to wonder just how solid that evidence really is.

The U.S. now has a jumble of marijuana laws. What are Georgia's?

The legal landscape of marijuana laws across the United States is becoming more and more various. While some states and cities have decriminalized the sale and use of recreational marijuana, other states, including Georgia, continue to hand down harsh penalties for possession of relatively small amounts of cannabis.