Sunday, August 05, 2007

FBI gets it: Everybody smokes pot

If the FBI can figure it out why can't the rest of law enforcement and the rehab industry get it:
FBI drug standard lowered for hiring

By Kevin Johnson, USA TODAY
WASHINGTON — Aspiring FBI agents who once dabbled in marijuana use won't be barred from getting a job with the elite crime-fighting agency, which has loosened its drug policy amid a campaign to hire hundreds of agents.

The bureau's pot-smoking standard, in place for at least 13 years, was revised after internal debate about whether the policy was eliminating prospects because of drug experimentation, said Jeff Berkin, deputy director of the FBI's Security Division. The policy disqualified candidates if they had used marijuana more than 15 times.
Just legalize it, already.

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