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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.
Innovations in Forensic Examination of Seized Drugs and Forensic Toxicology

Innovations in Forensic Examination of Seized Drugs and Forensic Toxicology

Chocolate-flavored e-cigarettes are 'particularly harmful' to the lungs, study shows

Chocolate-flavored e-cigarettes are 'particularly harmful' to the lungs, study shows

Health authorities should develop targeted health messages for vaping products, says researcher

Health authorities should develop targeted health messages for vaping products, says researcher

SMART recovery groups provide addiction services during COVID-19 pandemic

SMART recovery groups provide addiction services during COVID-19 pandemic

Nicotine promotes breast cancer lung metastasis, finds study

Nicotine promotes breast cancer lung metastasis, finds study

E-cigarettes stress and inflame the lungs, impair key regulatory proteins

E-cigarettes stress and inflame the lungs, impair key regulatory proteins

FDA issues warning letters to firms selling e-liquids which lack premarket authorization

FDA issues warning letters to firms selling e-liquids which lack premarket authorization

CBP, FDA seize counterfeit, flavored e-cigarettes valued at over $719K

CBP, FDA seize counterfeit, flavored e-cigarettes valued at over $719K

Researchers call for stronger regulations to reduce health burden of smokeless tobacco

Researchers call for stronger regulations to reduce health burden of smokeless tobacco

Only a smokescreen? Big Tobacco stands down as Colorado and Oregon hike cigarette taxes

Only a smokescreen? Big Tobacco stands down as Colorado and Oregon hike cigarette taxes

Scientists uncover new evidence of potential health risks from smoke-related chemicals

Scientists uncover new evidence of potential health risks from smoke-related chemicals

Marijuana use varies with seasons, shows study

Marijuana use varies with seasons, shows study

Youths who use tobacco products before 18 can become daily cigarette smokers

Youths who use tobacco products before 18 can become daily cigarette smokers

Multiple withdrawal symptoms experienced by people using medical marijuana for chronic pain

Multiple withdrawal symptoms experienced by people using medical marijuana for chronic pain

Chemicals in e-cigarettes disrupt the gut barrier and trigger inflammation

Chemicals in e-cigarettes disrupt the gut barrier and trigger inflammation

Researchers receive £230,000 to develop world's first smart vaccine device

Researchers receive £230,000 to develop world's first smart vaccine device

Smoking traditional cigarettes along with e-cigarettes causes harmful health effects

Smoking traditional cigarettes along with e-cigarettes causes harmful health effects

New studies uncover link between vaping and mental fog

New studies uncover link between vaping and mental fog

Many lighter smokers can be addicted to cigarettes

Many lighter smokers can be addicted to cigarettes

American Lung Association offers five tips to quit smoking in the New Year

American Lung Association offers five tips to quit smoking in the New Year