but eating bagels is part of my religion!
Date: Wed, 16 Jun 93 12:38:46 PDT
Subject: but eating bagels is part of my religion!
From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Mark Seiden)
From: email@example.com (E. Scott Menter)
[ Sorry if this gets posted more than once. My mailer has been into the
poppyseeds again... ]
JUPITER, Fla. - A Florida parolee almost found himself back in jail after
a drug test failed to distinguish between heroin and the poppyseeds on his
As a result, any released prisoner who tests positive for morphine will be
barred from eating poppyseed bagels as a condition of parole, a Florida
Department of Correction official said Tuesday.
John Ambre, director of Toxicology and Drug Abuse at the American Medial
Assn., confirmed that poppyseeds - which contain a tiny bit of morphine
[sic] - can affect a drug test.
© 1993 Peter Langston