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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.
FDA launches new comprehensive effort to educate kids about dangers of e-cigarettes

FDA launches new comprehensive effort to educate kids about dangers of e-cigarettes

UCSF awarded $20 million grant to study impacts of new, emerging tobacco products

UCSF awarded $20 million grant to study impacts of new, emerging tobacco products

People battling substance use disorders may benefit from meth-relapse prevention compound

People battling substance use disorders may benefit from meth-relapse prevention compound

Nicotine exposure of adolescent e-cigarette users found to be as much as cigarette smokers

Nicotine exposure of adolescent e-cigarette users found to be as much as cigarette smokers

Certain cells in hippocampus play key role in risk taking behavior and anxiety

Certain cells in hippocampus play key role in risk taking behavior and anxiety

Vivid image on cigarette-warning labels packs an emotional punch for smokers

Vivid image on cigarette-warning labels packs an emotional punch for smokers

Awareness of arrhythmia symptoms to prevent stroke and heart failure

Awareness of arrhythmia symptoms to prevent stroke and heart failure

Study explores effects of combined, isolated use of cannabis and nicotine on the brain

Study explores effects of combined, isolated use of cannabis and nicotine on the brain

Researchers create candidate drugs with potential to curb smoking

Researchers create candidate drugs with potential to curb smoking

Do e-cigarettes aid in smoking cessation or cause threat to public health?

Do e-cigarettes aid in smoking cessation or cause threat to public health?

Smoking has increased enormously among the youngest

Smoking has increased enormously among the youngest

Daily e-cigarette use could double the risk of heart attacks

Daily e-cigarette use could double the risk of heart attacks

Vaping may modify DNA

Vaping may modify DNA

Scientists identify pathways that reveal insights into mechanism of lung cancer etiology

Scientists identify pathways that reveal insights into mechanism of lung cancer etiology

E-cigarettes not so safe but still better than cigarettes

E-cigarettes not so safe but still better than cigarettes

New study investigates whether nicotine could slow memory loss

New study investigates whether nicotine could slow memory loss

Study evaluates overlap in risk factors for substance initiation and SUD

Study evaluates overlap in risk factors for substance initiation and SUD

Adolescents exposed to tobacco ‘power wall’ more likely to use e-cigarettes

Adolescents exposed to tobacco ‘power wall’ more likely to use e-cigarettes

Bots show positive support toward vaping

Bots show positive support toward vaping

Hookah smoking develops cardiovascular risk factors similar to cigarette, shows study

Hookah smoking develops cardiovascular risk factors similar to cigarette, shows study