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Tobacco and E-cigarettes Blog Posts

How do people use tobacco and nicotine? People can smoke, sniff, chew, or inhale the vapors of tobacco and nicotine products. Some products that you smoke: cigarettes, cigars, e-cigarettes hookahs. Smokeless products: chewing tobacco, snuff (ground tobacco that can be sniffed or put between your check and gums), dip (wet snuff that is chewed), snus (small pouch of wet snuff).

The Problem(s) With Nicotine

June 24, 2019  /  The NIDA Blog Team

E-cigarettes and tobacco products contain an addictive drug called nicotine, which makes it very hard to stop using them. Read More »

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You Said It: “I Know Someone Who Started Smoking and Wishes They Could Quit”

May 20, 2019  /  The NIDA Blog Team

If you know someone who wants to quit smoking, you can help by listening without judgment and sharing some of these facts with your friend. Read More »

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Why Is Nicotine So Addictive?

February 04, 2019  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Tobacco use kills about 1,300 people every day. What makes nicotine—a main ingredient in tobacco—so addictive? Read More »

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Survey Results Sending Smoke Signals That Teens Are Vaping at Increasing Rates

December 17, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

In this year's 2018 Monitoring the Future survey, teens reported a dramatic increase in using vaping devices, in just a single year. Read More »

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The Real Cost of Vaping

October 29, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Even though they don't produce tobacco smoke, e-cigarettes are harmful in other ways.  Read More »

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