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How long does tobacco stay in my system after I quit smoking?

Approximately twenty minutes after smoking the last cigarette the body begins to respond and recuperate from the tobacco that was consumed/inhaled. The short-term effects after quitting include: improved circulation such as lower heart rate and blood pressure and increased temperature in the hands and feet.

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