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I was just released from jail on probation but I smoked marijuana while in jail..do they still have to give me thirty days upon my release to get clean before they can drug test me?
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No, they do not have to. There is no law that states that your PO has to give you 30 days before drug testing you after you begin your parole time. If the PO does test you, hopefully, the PO will believe you that the marijuana was smoked in jail (and thus, would not be a technical violation of your parole). The tests may be accurate enough to show the time window within the drug was used.

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