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Nicotine (Cigarettes)

Nicotine (Cigarettes)

  • Nicotine is a very addicting, very harmful drug, often found in tobacco and cigarettes.

  • Nicotine can be taken into the body by inhaling it(cigarettes), but it can be chewed by chewing tobacco

Slang Terms For Nicotine(Cigarettes)

  • Cancer stick
  • Ciggs
  • Smokes
  • Chew
  • Dip
  • Snuff
  • moon cricket
  • death stick
  • ace
  • lung dart

How nicotine effects the body

Long term and short term effects

  • Short Term Effects: headache, sore throat,being tired,bad breath, bad taste in mouth, smelly hair or clothes, chronic cough.

  • Long Term Effects: It weakens someones ability to smell and tast, blurred vision, bronchitis, cancer,bone density loss.

Some signs of abuse

-Smoking everyday

-Yellow teeth

-Being out late with certain friends

-Smelling like cigarettes

-Bad breath

Dependence/Addiction

  • Its mostly a physical dependence, but it does relieve stress which can make a a psychological dependence.
  • Nicotine is a very addictive drug, you use it to mainly relieve stress.
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