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I am considering taking a polygraph test own reason but I am

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Hi Pearl, I am Eric. I am considering taking a polygraph test for my own reason but I am a regular pot smoker because of a serious brain injury when I was a child. I know that pot has a big influence of the test and I am just wondering if smoking weed will effect my test at all. Or, how long should I stop smoking for to take the test accurately?
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IT will not...that is, the way that polygraph tests work is not impacted by marijuana use. The only issue would be if the are asking about marijuana use...
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