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nicotine

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

  • Once nicotine attaches to these receptors, a series of changes in the cells is triggered: in the lungs, for example, cells are pushed into rapid, uncontrolled growth, which .
  • 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.
  • A nicotine-laced lollipop has antismoking activists crying foul.
News & Articles

  • 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,
    June 20, 2013 - WAND TV 17 Decatur
  • VCU gets funds to treat nicotine dependence
    - Virginia Commonwealth University is getting grant money to study new ways to treat nicotine dependence.
    June 19, 2013 - WTOP Radio Washington, DC
  • VCU Receives Grant For Tobacco Cessation Study
    Virginia Commonwealth University is getting grant money to study new ways to treat nicotine dependence.
    June 19, 2013 - WRIC 8 News Richmond

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