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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.
Effective options to give up smoking during COVID-19 pandemic

Effective options to give up smoking during COVID-19 pandemic

Vaping with counseling more effective than counseling alone for smoking cessation

Vaping with counseling more effective than counseling alone for smoking cessation

Zebrafish can provide genetic clues to human nicotine addiction

Zebrafish can provide genetic clues to human nicotine addiction

Addiction is ‘a disease of isolation’ — so pandemic puts recovery at risk

Addiction is ‘a disease of isolation’ — so pandemic puts recovery at risk

Study examines e-cigarette use by women during preconception and/or pregnancy

Study examines e-cigarette use by women during preconception and/or pregnancy

Young adults vape without knowing what's in their e-cigarettes

Young adults vape without knowing what's in their e-cigarettes

Study: Young adults don't know what's in the vaping products they use

Study: Young adults don't know what's in the vaping products they use

How effective is Gabapentin in alcohol use disorder?

How effective is Gabapentin in alcohol use disorder?

Study looks at lung injury and vaping THC and vitamin E acetate

Study looks at lung injury and vaping THC and vitamin E acetate

Study: Whites consume more cigarettes and are more nicotine dependent than Native Americans

Study: Whites consume more cigarettes and are more nicotine dependent than Native Americans

Fears prevent vaping to help smokers to quit

Fears prevent vaping to help smokers to quit

Humans transport hazardous smoke residues into indoor environments

Humans transport hazardous smoke residues into indoor environments

Third-hand smoke is more dangerous than believed

Third-hand smoke is more dangerous than believed

Cases of poisoning attributed to manipulated cannabidiol liquids in e-cigarettes

Cases of poisoning attributed to manipulated cannabidiol liquids in e-cigarettes

Study analyzes the effect of maternal smoking on newborns’ body size and proportion

Study analyzes the effect of maternal smoking on newborns’ body size and proportion

As the coronavirus spreads, Americans lose ground against other health threats

As the coronavirus spreads, Americans lose ground against other health threats

Relapse is common for bariatric surgery patients who quit smoking

Relapse is common for bariatric surgery patients who quit smoking

Harmful levels of metal linked to DNA damage found in the urine of e-cigarette users

Harmful levels of metal linked to DNA damage found in the urine of e-cigarette users

'Quit vaping' internet searches increased during EVALI outbreak

'Quit vaping' internet searches increased during EVALI outbreak

Health officials may be underestimating the prevalence of teen e-cigarette use

Health officials may be underestimating the prevalence of teen e-cigarette use