Are poppy seeds bad?
Poppy seeds are not necessarily bad for you. Poppy seeds will read as an illegal substance on a drug screening though.
Poppy seeds include several varieties of the plant from the opium poppy (Papaver somniferum) to several hundred varieties of ornamental poppies, both annual and perennial. The shopping aisle at your grocery store will provide poppy seeds for cooking. Garden shops and seed catalogues will provide the ornamental seeds for your garden. Interestingly the poppy seed for cooking from the grocery store or spice aisle is from the opium poppy.
Sesame seeds? You're thinking of poppy seeds, not sesame seeds. Poppy seeds come from opium poppies and they have very, very small amounts of opium in them. If the test you're taking is turned down low enough to detect poppy seeds--and the current federal screening cutoff for opiates is high enough not to detect poppy seeds--they stay in your system three days. Sesame seeds don't have drugs in them. You can eat them by the…