Young Buck Caught Cheating Drug Test

G-Unit Rapper, Young Buck, dodges a five year prison sentence after faking a court ordered urine drug test.
Nina Fenton
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It looks like orange will not be the new black for G-Unit Rapper, Young Buck, as he narrowly avoided prison being the next pit stop for him after using fake urine for a court ordered drug test. The urine saga started after the rapper was caught placing a yellow substance from a tube into the drug test container and subsequently testing positive for marijuana upon actually submitting to a test with a fresh sample.

Urine drug tests, like those provided by Health Street, are able to discover a variety of drugs relatively quickly after they are taken. Substances, like marijuana, are able to be detected soon after they are consumed thanks to the presence of the drug and it’s metabolites in the urine, which laboratories properly administering tests are able to see. It is this reliability that makes 5, 9 and 10 panel urine drug tests the “go-to’s” for the court, employers and every day individuals.

The rapper initially claimed that he had not truly smoked the marijuana and was merely a victim of Snoop Dogg’s second-hand smoke, although, his tune quickly changed as he admitted to getting more than just a contact high with his fellow rapper. Young Buck was facing a five year prison sentence since falsifying a court ordered drug test is considered tampering with evidence and can result in felony charges. His predicament was made even worse given that testing positive for marijuana was a violation of his prior probation stemming from a 2012 arrest for gun possession and tax evasion. In an attempt successful attempt to remain a free man, he opted to plead guilty and received probation, community service, a $7,500 fine and is required to complete a drug treatment program.

Young Buck’s attorney, Scott Leemon, told This Is 50, “I am glad that Judge Campbell agreed with our joint recommendation that Buck be sentenced to probation, a fine, community service and drug treatment. This was a fair result, most importantly, because Buck was spared any prison time and permitted to get back on the road to perform and make new music. In fact, he went right from court to go meet 50 on his Effen vodka tour.”

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Nina works hard to be a voice to the voiceless whose stories about drug testing, DNA testing and paternity deserve to be told. It is her goal to always come from a place free of judgment and full of compassion.

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