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Old 06-16-2005, 09:58 AM   #1
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I have to take a swab saliva test to check for tobacco use for a life insurance policy. I usually don't smoke, but the other night I went out with some buddies and smoked some. Does anybody know if this will show up? I have not smoked in months before this.
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Old 06-16-2005, 10:00 AM   #2
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WOW no trust anymore??? I had to get life insurance and I smoked but said I didnt
But the trusted my answer I gave them
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Old 06-16-2005, 10:00 AM   #3
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Mouthwash and gargle like a madman. Brush a few times with that whitening stuff, and pray you don't miss a spot. Tell them that you were out with friends that were smoking the other night, but that you didn't smoke any. Perhaps they'll believe it's 2nd hand?
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Old 06-16-2005, 10:06 AM   #4
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Mouthwash and gargle like a madman. Brush a few times with that whitening stuff, and pray you don't miss a spot. Tell them that you were out with friends that were smoking the other night, but that you didn't smoke any. Perhaps they'll believe it's 2nd hand?
Its a saliva test, so I don't think it will work.
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Old 06-16-2005, 10:22 AM   #5
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WOW no trust anymore??? I had to get life insurance and I smoked but said I didnt
Wonder why there is no trust anymore...
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Old 06-16-2005, 05:26 PM   #6
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I have to take a swab saliva test to check for tobacco use for a life insurance policy. I usually don't smoke, but the other night I went out with some buddies and smoked some. Does anybody know if this will show up? I have not smoked in months before this.
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Old 06-16-2005, 05:29 PM   #7
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The detection window for cotinine, the metabolite that is tested for tobacco detection is 36-48 hours.
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Old 06-16-2005, 05:33 PM   #8
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Are you 100% sure it's a saliva test? I'm pretty sure most of the big insurance companies use urine tests now.

If you really are NOT a regular smoker, you should call your insurance company and cancel the underwriter appointment. Don't smoke for 3 weeks, then call them back up. If you take the test, and fail for niccotine, you just joined the smoker club. Period.

If you are a smoker, and you are trying to screw the rest of us by deceiving the insurance company, well... thanks a ton.

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Old 06-16-2005, 05:45 PM   #9
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WOW no trust anymore??? I had to get life insurance and I smoked but said I didnt
You better make sure you have a fiery death so they can not perform an autopsy.

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Old 06-16-2005, 05:59 PM   #10
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Tell them you were out with friends who were smoking and then you engaged in some serious tonsel hockey.

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Old 06-16-2005, 06:21 PM   #11
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Tell them you were out with friends who were smoking and then you engaged in some serious tonsel hockey.

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Dang, ya beat me to it!
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Old 06-16-2005, 09:00 PM   #12
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WOW no trust anymore??? I had to get life insurance and I smoked but said I didnt
You better make sure you have a fiery death so they can not perform an autopsy.
I no longer have it. I had to get it as part of my job so I had no choice to lie to make the big bucks
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