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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.
Vapers seek relief from nicotine addiction in — wait for it — cigarettes

Vapers seek relief from nicotine addiction in — wait for it — cigarettes

Developing next generation treatment to counteract opioid addiction

Developing next generation treatment to counteract opioid addiction

CDC warns against vaping after series of lung-disease cases

CDC warns against vaping after series of lung-disease cases

Fat-filled immune cells found in victims of vaping illness

Fat-filled immune cells found in victims of vaping illness

Vapor from e-cigarettes may impair the cells that line the lungs

Vapor from e-cigarettes may impair the cells that line the lungs

Prevention and early drug treatment are the keys to fighting frostbite

Prevention and early drug treatment are the keys to fighting frostbite

Statement on FDA and CDC collaboration to investigate respiratory illnesses related to e-cigarette use

Statement on FDA and CDC collaboration to investigate respiratory illnesses related to e-cigarette use

Baylor College of Medicine issues position statement to address youth smoking and vaping

Baylor College of Medicine issues position statement to address youth smoking and vaping

Exposure to second-hand vaping aerosols rising among young people, survey finds

Exposure to second-hand vaping aerosols rising among young people, survey finds

Mysterious vaping lung injuries may have flown under regulatory radar

Mysterious vaping lung injuries may have flown under regulatory radar

Adolescents are using a highly potent form of marijuana, study finds

Adolescents are using a highly potent form of marijuana, study finds

Vaping promotes the same cellular responses found in smokers with emphysema

Vaping promotes the same cellular responses found in smokers with emphysema

Motor-skill training reverses nicotine-induced brain damage in rats

Motor-skill training reverses nicotine-induced brain damage in rats

CDC warns on lung diseases linked to vaping

CDC warns on lung diseases linked to vaping

Hookah smoking not a safe option, finds new study

Hookah smoking not a safe option, finds new study

UCI study highlights health hazards of hookah usage

UCI study highlights health hazards of hookah usage

Caffeine before bedtime has little effect on sleep quality, but alcohol and nicotine does

Caffeine before bedtime has little effect on sleep quality, but alcohol and nicotine does

Study examines how evening use of alcohol, caffeine and nicotine affects sleep outcomes

Study examines how evening use of alcohol, caffeine and nicotine affects sleep outcomes

Vaping trends and detrimental effects of e-cigarette usage

Vaping trends and detrimental effects of e-cigarette usage

Banning tobacco sales to under 21s could have significant impacts on population health

Banning tobacco sales to under 21s could have significant impacts on population health