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Nicotine is an alkaloid found in the nightshade family of plants (''Solanaceae'') which constitutes approximately 0.6–3.0% of dry weight of tobacco, with biosynthesis taking place in the roots, and accumulating in the leaves.
New research case report describes lung injury related to e-cigarette use

New research case report describes lung injury related to e-cigarette use

Tips to help smokers and vapers quit smoking

Tips to help smokers and vapers quit smoking

Vaping could cause life-threatening effects

Vaping could cause life-threatening effects

Switching to e-cigarettes could help smokers with heart disease

Switching to e-cigarettes could help smokers with heart disease

Vaping wrecks immune cell function, increases infection risk

Vaping wrecks immune cell function, increases infection risk

Nicotine delivery different for different e-cigarettes finds study

Nicotine delivery different for different e-cigarettes finds study

Smokers who switch to e-cigarettes show improvement in their vascular health

Smokers who switch to e-cigarettes show improvement in their vascular health

Popular pod-based electronic cigarette can deliver more nicotine at faster rate than others

Popular pod-based electronic cigarette can deliver more nicotine at faster rate than others

Surgeon general’s marijuana warning omits crucial context

Surgeon general’s marijuana warning omits crucial context

A regulatory haze: Vape marketers are online, creating new headaches for feds

A regulatory haze: Vape marketers are online, creating new headaches for feds

More vapers are making their own juice, but not without risks

More vapers are making their own juice, but not without risks

Doctors issue stern warning on e-cigarette use as it can damage vital organs

Doctors issue stern warning on e-cigarette use as it can damage vital organs

E-cigarettes may be more harmful to the heart than traditional cigarettes, study shows

E-cigarettes may be more harmful to the heart than traditional cigarettes, study shows

E-cigarettes may be just as harmful to heart health, shows study

E-cigarettes may be just as harmful to heart health, shows study

Best practice treatment guide to quickly detect, treat patients with vaping-associated lung injury

Best practice treatment guide to quickly detect, treat patients with vaping-associated lung injury

Flavor bans multiply, but menthol continues to divide

Flavor bans multiply, but menthol continues to divide

Fetal nicotine exposure obstructs breathing in babies

Fetal nicotine exposure obstructs breathing in babies

Vaping risks significant, says new review

Vaping risks significant, says new review

Smoking causes… schizophrenia?

Smoking causes… schizophrenia?

Vaping carries significant potential heart risks

Vaping carries significant potential heart risks