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How long does it take for nicotine to clear out of your system?

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4 May 2012

Nicotine clears out of the body in less than a day. However, for the purposes of testing if someone is a smoker or not, the metabolite of nicotine (cotinine) is tested for and that generally takes about 4-5 days to clear out.

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