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Tests Used to Verify Someone Is Not Smoking

When a person smokes tobacco, nicotine enters the body, which, in turn, creates a byproduct called cotinine. Whether you are a heavy smoker, a light smoker or are exposed to cigarette smoke on a regular basis, the presence of cotinine can be detected in your blood, urine, saliva and hair. Tests may be carried out by employers and medical insurance companies because of the health risks associated with smoking tobacco.

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