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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.
Free Radical Formation in Electronic Cigarette Aerosols

Free Radical Formation in Electronic Cigarette Aerosols

FDA sued by health groups for 'dilly-dallying' over rules for e-cigarettes

FDA sued by health groups for 'dilly-dallying' over rules for e-cigarettes

FDA could curb or ban tobacco in menthol or fruit flavoured cigarettes soon

FDA could curb or ban tobacco in menthol or fruit flavoured cigarettes soon

E-cigarette use linked to fat accumulation in the liver

E-cigarette use linked to fat accumulation in the liver

FDA looks to remove nicotine from cigarettes

FDA looks to remove nicotine from cigarettes

FDA moves to cut nicotine in cigarettes, helping smokers kick habit

FDA moves to cut nicotine in cigarettes, helping smokers kick habit

E-cigarette use exposes adolescents to potentially cancer-causing chemicals

E-cigarette use exposes adolescents to potentially cancer-causing chemicals

Smoking linked to increased risk of hearing loss

Smoking linked to increased risk of hearing loss

New study finds that thirdhand smoke  increases lung cancer risk in mice

New study finds that thirdhand smoke  increases lung cancer risk in mice

Researchers seek to discover role of filter ventilation on addictive potential of cigarettes

Researchers seek to discover role of filter ventilation on addictive potential of cigarettes

State-level tobacco control policies likely influence e-cigarette use

State-level tobacco control policies likely influence e-cigarette use

Exposure to toxicants reduces when smokers switch from cigarettes to glo, study reveals

Exposure to toxicants reduces when smokers switch from cigarettes to glo, study reveals

Study finds tobacco smoke exposure among most adolescents in economically disadvantaged population

Study finds tobacco smoke exposure among most adolescents in economically disadvantaged population

Smoking at record lows in New York

Smoking at record lows in New York

Scientists find significant amounts of toxic metals in e-cigarette vapors

Scientists find significant amounts of toxic metals in e-cigarette vapors

Scientists reveal development of improved medicine to fight addiction

Scientists reveal development of improved medicine to fight addiction

Scientists explore connection between bad sleep habits and stiff blood vessels

Scientists explore connection between bad sleep habits and stiff blood vessels

NIH releases unparalleled dataset from Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development study

NIH releases unparalleled dataset from Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development study

Symptoms of alcoholism affect prescription drug adherence to treat disease

Symptoms of alcoholism affect prescription drug adherence to treat disease

Vapors could elevate pneumonia risk, study states

Vapors could elevate pneumonia risk, study states