As some of you may know I am currently on a DRR (Drug Rehabilitation Requirement) after being released from prison last year. This means I have to go and meet with a probation officer once a week, then after that head up to the needle exchange to have a urinalysis which gets recorded in my file. The method they use is a window test with a little tab that they dip in the piss, works kind of like a pregnancy test. Anyway, the problem I have is that once a month I am required to sit in front of a panel of judges and magistrates for a 'review'. This month I attended and had a judge dress me down telling me that he 'wont have me' taking ketamine on top of opiates and my scripted methadone and that if it continues he is going to recommend I finish my term in custody. The thing is I don't use K at all, I have done years ago but certainly not at all since then. I told this to the judge and he smugly told me that I dont know what I'm taking as the heroin could be cut with anything. I felt like asking him to explain why I am constantly testing positive for K even when I am negative for everything else (except 'done) but resisted the urge. I may be wrong but i'm pretty sure dealers don't cut H with K, why would they?! And Im also pretty sure I've read ketamine is pretty useless when smoked, which is my current ROA for the smack.
The people who do the testing have only just started testing for K, all the other windows are on 1 test kit, and the K one is a separate single window stick.
The reason Im asking for help is that im getting seriously frustrated with all this, the one thing the judges build their opinion on you is through the results of these drug tests and getting threatened with jail for something i haven't done is really pissing me off.
Ultimately the question I am asking is why am I testing pos for K week in week out. I dont use anything except H and methadone, very very occasionally crack too. If anyone could chime in with any ideas I would be really grateful. Thanks CB.
The multi window test Opi/Coc/Amph/Barb/Bup/Thc/Morph/Methadone/Benzo
The single window KET test strip.