Who would ever think of putting nicotine, sugar, urine, and arsenic in the same sentence? If you have ever smoked a cigarette you may not have to speak the words in a sentence together to experience their relationship. Here are a few cigarette facts! The Power of Nicotine When inhaling the smoke from a cigarette, the nicotine content reaches the brain in only ten … [Read more...] about What Do Nicotine, Sugar, Urine, and Arsenic Have in Common?
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Washington – The Food and Drug Administration may soon have the ability to regulate sales, distribution and advertising of tobacco products, but it would not be allowed to require removal of nicotine from cigarettes. Nicotine, the most addictive ingredient in a cigarette, increases the level of the dopamine neurotransmitters in the brain. Dopamine controls many important … [Read more...] about Future of Nicotine Levels in Cigarettes Uncertain
Yesterday I mentioned the controversy over legislation that would give the FDA authority to regulate tobacco products, authority the FDA itself (or at least its current head) does not want. One reason for the agency's leeriness is the possibility that FDA regulation could actually increase the harm associated with tobacco use. One way that could happen, as I've noted … [Read more...] about Tobacco Harm Reduction Catches On
Cigarette smoking kills approximately 300,000 in the United States each year, and most of these people are seniors. Lung cancer and emphysema are the best-known miserable outcomes. However, accelerated development of atherosclerosis is the most important problem resulting from smoking. This results in heart attacks and strokes, heart pains, leg pains, and many other … [Read more...] about Quit Smoking is the Way to Good Health