The Role of Chemistry in History

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  • Even a small drop of nicotine in its pure form would be enough to kill someone. This toxicity gives it the potential to be used as a pesticide.

  • Smoking cigarettes, which is the main method of nicotine use, is linked to various illnesses, such as: cancer of the upper and lower respiratory tract, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), heart disease


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