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If I smoke a joint, how long will it stay in my system for

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If I smoke a joint, how long will it stay in my system for a urine test?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Drug Testing
Expert:  Family Physician replied 5 years ago.
I assume that you are asking in reference to drug testing.

A isolated (single) use of marijuana is detectable in saliva (oral fluid) for 12-24 hour and in urine for approximately 3 days.

HOWEVER, if you are a more frequent user; 3-4 times per week, the drug will be identified for 5-7 days, with daily use the drug can be detected 10-15 days after last use. With heavy daily use, the detection period can extend to 30 days or more.
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