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  • Smokers Use Tobacco
    860 words
    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 q...
  • Actions Of Nicotine On Brain Neurotransmitter Systems
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    CHEMISTRY SOCIAL ISSUE REPORT Michael Yates 1997 Nicotine Killer or Wonder Drug Nicotine, one of the most unusual psychoactive drugs known, and the primary pharmacological agent of addiction in cigarettes, triggers powerful physical and psychological reactions in species as diverse as cockroaches and humans. Nicotine has been proven to boost concentration, improve memory and control body weight, as well as alleviating the symptoms of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Disease sufferers. However, resear...
  • Amount Of Cigarette Smoke
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    Should unhealthy products be banned form advertising? That question answer is yes. I started looking into information on this subject and found many startling facts. I had so much information on the effects of these harmful products that I limited writing only about tobacco. Advertising can further help these merchants of death peddle their products. Perhaps the adverting along with the product should be banned. This year alone cigarettes will kill over 420,000 Americans, and many more will suff...
  • Level Of Nicotine Cigarettes
    450 words
    Banning Cigarettes This year alone cigarettes will kill over 420,000 Americans, and many more will suffer from cancers, and circulatory and respiratory system diseases. These horrible illnesses were known to come from cigarettes for years. Recently the Food and Drug Administration declared nicotine, the main chemical in cigarettes, addictive. This explains why smokers continue to use cigarettes even though smokers are aware of the constantly warned about health dangers in cigarettes. Some resear...
  • Cigarettes For A Few Weeks
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    The article is about how one can become addicted to nicotine with just a few cigarettes. According to a recent report in the British Medical Association Journal, research has shown that some teenagers show indication of addiction to nicotine within days of their first cigarette. According to a research on 181 teenagers who smokes, ninety-five of the teenagers confessed they started smoking occasionally at least one cigarette a month. About 60 to 65 percent had symptoms of addiction, which includ...
  • Nicotine In Cigarettes
    538 words
    Smoking is an addiction. When a person smokes a tobacco product, they inhale the smoke, which contains nicotine as well as over 500 other chemicals. A cigarette contains cover paper, tobacco, nicotine, filter, and tar. The tobacco is where the tar comes from in a cigarette. The other substances that are in the cigarette produce this tar. The tar causes problems with the throat, mouth, and lungs. This causes lung cancer, emphysema, and bronchial disease. The reason why cigarettes give a person he...
  • Nicotine And Tar Into The Body
    826 words
    "Every day three thousand kids become regular smokers, and a third of them will eventually die of nicotine-related causes". (web) Smoking is the leading cause of cancer in the United States and the rest of the world. Due to the studies of nicotine, doctors have been able to conclude that nicotine is the most addictive and most destructive legal drug today. If you smoke it would be a good idea to stop while you " re not too far behind. When people start smoking they get cravings to have something...
  • Detrimental Effect Of Nicotine Addiction
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    1 Wall paint stripper, ant poison, toilet cleaner, lighter fluid, car exhaust gas, insecticide, NASA fuel, mothballs, insecticide / weed killer, PVC pipes added to 4000 other chemicals. Better known as Acetone, Arsenic, Ammonia, Butane, Carbon Monoxide, DDT, Methanol, Naphthalene, Nicotine and finally vinyl chloride. Also known as the components of the modern day cigarette The constituents of a cigarette are far from appealing, yet 11.1 billion people have taken to smoking worldwide. The cigaret...
  • Amount Of Cigarette Smoke
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    Jeremy S. Kenton Mr. Condon English 3 2 Jan 1995 Cigarettes: What's Killing Our Country This year alone cigarettes will kill over 420,000 Americans, and many more will suffer from cancers, and circulatory and respiratory system diseases. These horrible illnesses were known to originate from cigarettes for years, and recently nicotine, the main chemical additive in cigarettes, was declared addictive by the Food and Drug Administration. This explains why smokers continue to use cigarettes even tho...

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