How Long Does Marijuana Stay In Your Body?

Understanding how long marijuana can linger in your system is quite an important matter. For some, it can be the difference between keeping their job and visiting the unemployment line.

Even in some areas where recreational marijuana has been legalized, some employers’ still prefer to keep their payroll free of marijuana users. As such, it’s worth knowing just how long weed will remain in your system.

The effects of smoking marijuana tend to fade within a few hours. Consuming edible marijuana products can have effects lasting upwards of twelve hours. But the metabolites — the chemicals your body converts marijuana’s active ingredients into — can stick around far longer.

Let’s take a look at the details.