Tobacco

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Tobacco

Cigarettes and other forms of tobacco contain the addictive drug nicotine. Cigarettes and other nicotine products are addictive because the nicotine affects your bloodstream when the tobacco product is inhaled, smoked, or chewed. A typical smoker will take 10 puffs on a cigarette in a matter of about 5 minutes. Thus a person who smokes 1 pack (25 cigarettes) daily gets 250 hits of nicotine each day.

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Tobacco By Anthony A.

Tobacco use is the leading preventable drug of diseases, disability ,and deaths in the United states

Each year over 88 million American nonsmokers get exposed to secondhand smoke and almost 41,000 die from diseases caused by secondhand smoke exposure.

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Similar to the other addictive drugs cocaine and heroin, nicotine increases levels of neurotransmitter dopamine, which affects the brain pathways that control, reward, and pleasure. For many tobacco users, long term brain changes induced by continued


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