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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.
Vaping associated with heart attack, coronary artery disease and depression

Vaping associated with heart attack, coronary artery disease and depression

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ What’s next for the FDA?

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ What’s next for the FDA?

Adolescent boys distracted from truth by fake warnings on e-cigarette ads

Adolescent boys distracted from truth by fake warnings on e-cigarette ads

Gottleib resigns from FDA – issue of rising teen vaping remains unsolved

Gottleib resigns from FDA – issue of rising teen vaping remains unsolved

Giving credible information about tobacco and nicotine products

Giving credible information about tobacco and nicotine products

Nicotine could affect human embryonic development at the single-cell level

Nicotine could affect human embryonic development at the single-cell level

Toxicant levels in heated tobacco prototype are substantially lower than cigarettes

Toxicant levels in heated tobacco prototype are substantially lower than cigarettes

New study reveals why environmental cues make quitting drug addiction even harder

New study reveals why environmental cues make quitting drug addiction even harder

Study shows connection between maternal smoking during pregnancy and offspring ADHD

Study shows connection between maternal smoking during pregnancy and offspring ADHD

Specific gene variation associated with ADHD could be tied to substance addiction

Specific gene variation associated with ADHD could be tied to substance addiction

Researchers discover several genes linked to increased use of alcohol and tobacco

Researchers discover several genes linked to increased use of alcohol and tobacco

Heavy smoking could lead to vision loss, study finds

Heavy smoking could lead to vision loss, study finds

Vapers develop cancer-related gene deregulation as cigarette smokers

Vapers develop cancer-related gene deregulation as cigarette smokers

An "epidemic" of vaping amongst US teens

An "epidemic" of vaping amongst US teens

New heated tobacco device is as toxic as vaping and traditional cigarettes

New heated tobacco device is as toxic as vaping and traditional cigarettes

Novel protein sensor allows researchers to observe nicotine's movements in cells

Novel protein sensor allows researchers to observe nicotine's movements in cells

JUUL under scrutiny for raising nicotine levels in e-cigarettes

JUUL under scrutiny for raising nicotine levels in e-cigarettes

Indoor smoking bans may not fully protect children, study finds

Indoor smoking bans may not fully protect children, study finds

JUUL raises nicotine levels in its e-cigarettes

JUUL raises nicotine levels in its e-cigarettes

New study points to potential cure for addiction

New study points to potential cure for addiction