do NOT smoke

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nicotine and the body/other dangerous chemicals

- nicotine is a type of stimulant. Stimulants are drugs that increase the activity of the nervous system.

- first-time tobacco users may show signs of mild nicotine poisoning, including a rapid pulse, clammy skin, nausea, and dizziness. In frequent tobacco users, nicotine stimulants parts of the brain that produce feelings of reward and pleasure.

- Tar is the dark, sticky substance that forms when tobacco burns. Tar causes short-term and long-term health damage to the body.

- tar contains many chemicals that are carcinogens, or cancer causing agents.

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