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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.
Effectiveness of anti-smoking measures points to racial and ethnic disparities, shows data

Effectiveness of anti-smoking measures points to racial and ethnic disparities, shows data

New technology can provide immunization against infectious diseases

New technology can provide immunization against infectious diseases

Researchers develop survey to understand factors that influence vaping

Researchers develop survey to understand factors that influence vaping

National health groups offer support for COPD patients and caregivers amid pandemic

National health groups offer support for COPD patients and caregivers amid pandemic

Scientists conduct randomized trial to assess e-cigarette versus traditional cigarette use

Scientists conduct randomized trial to assess e-cigarette versus traditional cigarette use

Study: Pod e-cigarettes are less damaging to health than traditional cigarettes

Study: Pod e-cigarettes are less damaging to health than traditional cigarettes

Compounds block stress-enhanced reacquisition of nicotine in rats

Compounds block stress-enhanced reacquisition of nicotine in rats

Researchers receive federal grant to develop tool that protects privacy in brain imaging analyses

Researchers receive federal grant to develop tool that protects privacy in brain imaging analyses

Switching from cigarettes to tobacco heating products may reduce risk of developing diseases

Switching from cigarettes to tobacco heating products may reduce risk of developing diseases

Study examines the long-term health effects of vaping, e-cigarettes on children

Study examines the long-term health effects of vaping, e-cigarettes on children

Dementia prevention strategies are likely to be cost-effective and cost saving

Dementia prevention strategies are likely to be cost-effective and cost saving

Study: E-cigarettes may not be a safer alternative to smoking during pregnancy

Study: E-cigarettes may not be a safer alternative to smoking during pregnancy

Electronic cigarettes better than nicotine replacement therapy to help people quit smoking

Electronic cigarettes better than nicotine replacement therapy to help people quit smoking

Exploring the effects of smoking tobacco on COVID-19 risk

Exploring the effects of smoking tobacco on COVID-19 risk

Cancer patients who smoke more likely to quit with frequent, sustained telephone counseling

Cancer patients who smoke more likely to quit with frequent, sustained telephone counseling

Study: Parents less likely to know when children vape or use other tobacco products

Study: Parents less likely to know when children vape or use other tobacco products

Researchers discuss new technologies that improve feasibility of remote smoking cessation trials

Researchers discuss new technologies that improve feasibility of remote smoking cessation trials

Study pinpoints heating element in vaping devices as cause for lung injuries

Study pinpoints heating element in vaping devices as cause for lung injuries

BAT study analyzes the toxicological impact of nicotine pouch products

BAT study analyzes the toxicological impact of nicotine pouch products

Researchers elucidate the impact of genetic mutations in cocaine addiction

Researchers elucidate the impact of genetic mutations in cocaine addiction