nicotine nicotine  /ˈnɪ kə ˌtin/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an alkaloid poison that occurs in tobacco; used in medicine and as an insecticide

Usage(s):

  1. Nicotine-replacement methods, including the patch, pill and gum, work by weaning the smoker off nicotine gradually, usually over a period of weeks or months.
  2. A nicotine-laced lollipop has antismoking activists crying foul.
  3. PTI: Nicotine gum, such as the brand Nicorette, is one of the methods people tend to stay on longer.

News

  1. Hospital Not Hiring Nicotine Users

    MATTOON - As of July 1st, the Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center will no longer hire nicotine users. Prospective employees will be scanned for nicotine, and users will be denied jobs. Bernie Ranchero,
    on June 20, 2013     Source: WAND TV 17 Decatur

  2. VCU Receives Grant For Tobacco Cessation Study

    Virginia Commonwealth University is getting grant money to study new ways to treat nicotine dependence.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: WRIC 8 News Richmond

  3. VCU gets funds to treat nicotine dependence

    - Virginia Commonwealth University is getting grant money to study new ways to treat nicotine dependence.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: WTOP Radio Washington, DC

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