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Introduction to Nicotine

April 20th, 2008 · 10 Comments ·

  • Nicotine is obtained primarily from tobacco leaves.

  • All methods of ingesting nicotine – smoking, chewing, or sniffing tobacco – transports nicotine to the brain. 

  • An individual cigarette contains about 10 milligrams of nicotine, although a person ends up receiving only about 1 or 2 milligrams.  


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