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Tobacco, Nicotine, & E-Cigarettes Blog Posts

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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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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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Making Cigarettes Less Addictive?

October 15, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Decreasing the amount of nicotine in cigarettes could help reduce the health risks of smoking. Read More »

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How Safe Is “Social Smoking”? Test Your Knowledge

July 16, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

You know about the health problems from smoking cigarettes. But what about just smoking a cigarette every now and then? Read More »

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Teen Researcher Asks: Why Do E-Cigs Harm the Lungs?

June 04, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

She discovered an interesting—and unsettling—connection between e-cig vapor and burning garbage.  Read More »

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