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Smoking and Tobacco

Smokeless tobacco

10/30/2000

Question:

Can the urine test tell the difference between cigarette smoking and smokeless tobacco products like skoal bandits? I would think that the nicotine would still show up regardless.

Answer:

Yes, you`re correct that the urine test will be positive for metabolites of nicotine whether it`s smoked or smokeless.

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Response by:

Jerry   Friemoth, MD Jerry Friemoth, MD
Associate Professor
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati