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Expensive highs, expensive addictions, smoking is a worthless habit. Nicotine, like so many other harmful substances, is a drug. They have the power to affect how you feel about yourself and those around you. It takes full control of your body, like your brain has been infected by tar. The three main groups of drugs are legal, illegal and medicinal. Legal and illegal, what is the difference in today's world? Smoking causes fatal hazards and I believe as a consequence, should be...

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Nicotine addiction

Ę Nicotine Addiction Nicotine addiction. I am sure that everyone heard about it or had contact with addicted person. Nicotine addiction is one of the biggest problems of modern society. According to the studies nowadays there are about 1.3 billion smokers in the world. According to the scientists is: 1000x more potent than alcohol more than 5 x stronger than cocaine or morphine What does it mean for us? Well basically is one of the most addictive substances in the world. In other words if...

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Addiction to Nicotine

Addiction to Nicotine Robin S. Combs Com/156 August 18, 2013 Kathryn Voigt Addiction to Nicotine There are many types of addiction, gambling, eating, drinking, smoking, drugs, or any other behavior that is habit forming. One of the strongest addictions know today is to nicotine. After researching the effect of nicotine addiction on humans this information came to light, “The relapse rate for smokers who try to quit the habit is discouragingly high: about 90 percent ultimately begin smoking...

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Chemistry of Nicotine

CHEMISTRY OF NICOTINE Date Submitted: March 17, 2010 Introduction Tobacco has a long history and has had a significant impact since first introduced to Western society in the 16th century. There is evidence that Native Americans were using tobacco long before the 16th century. They smoked through a pipe for special religious and medical purposes but the worldwide spread of tobacco was initiated as a result of European discovery by Spanish, Portuguese and French explorers.(1,2) Christopher...

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Nootropic Effects of Nicotine

 Nicotine is an alkaloid present in plants of the Family Solanaceae. Most commonly found in tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum), nicotine serves as a plant secondary chemical to protect plants against insects and other herbivores. Nicotine is an addictive stimulant in mammals, and is commonly used in cigarettes, cigars, pipes, and chewing tobacco. Nicotine can be administered to the body in many ways: orally through smoking tobacco, inhaling vaporized nicotine, or ingesting nicotine substances such as gum...

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Smoking and Nicotine Addiction

Smoking and Nicotine Addiction Kimberly Andy Week Three Psy/355 May 13, 2013 Dr. Dee Strbiak, PsyD., LPC, CAC III Smoking is a habit forming and in many instances very hard to stop once started. As the world around grows and increases in knowledge it is becoming more evident that smoking is dangerous not just to the smoker, but the people around them as well. There are many reasons that one may start the habit of smoking but are unaware of just how much the body becomes dependent...

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Effects of Caffeine and Nicotine on Lumbriculus Variegatus

Effects of Caffeine and Nicotine on Lumbriculus variegatus INTRODUCTION An experiment was conducted to study and explore the circulatory system by exposing Lumbriculus variegatus, black worms, to household drugs. Lumbriculus variegatus was chosen as the experimental organism because of their transparent bodies and their simple physiology. Their transparent bodies help the experimenters to easily see their pulse. Another reason for choosing this specific organism is their body structure—large...

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Effects of Alcohol and Nicotine Use

The Effects of Alcohol and Nicotine Use Tobacco and alcohol use are common addictions amongst Americans. Each of these products are easily accessible at any convenience store and are perceived to be pleasurable activities as a result of their prevalence in American society. Both drugs also have significantly adverse effects on an individual's health and overall well-being. However, tobacco and alcohol consumption are quite different in the nature of the addiction, and the risks each drug pose...

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pharmacology report on nicotine

Pharmacology Project: Nicotine Pharmacological Category: Stimulant By definition, nicotine is a highly addictive central nervous system stimulant. Nicotine behaves in the body much in the way caffeine does. Mainly, it gives you focus, concentration, accelerates your heart rate, breathing rate, and increases blood pressure. Cigarettes and other tobacco products are both physically and psychologically addictive, because they contain a powerful drug called nicotine . Nicotine is a chemical...

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Tobacco and Nicotine Addictive Properties

In the world today, Nicotine is one of the most frequently used addictive drugs. The impact it has on society is like no other. It is one of more than 4,000 chemicals found in the smoke of tobacco products such as cigarettes, cigars, and pipes. This addictive drug is the primary component in tobacco that acts on the brain. Tobacco can be found two ways, it can be dried brown leaves of various sizes or it can be a grown form of tobacco. When extracted from the leaves, nicotine is colorless, but quickly...

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