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Does smoking weed the night before a surgery affect the anesthesia?

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Dr. Robert Douglas
50 years experience in Orthodontics
Probably not: Try to get 8 hours of sleep and take nothing by mouth after midnight.
Answered on Jan 13, 2020

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