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08/01/1998 The principle of nicotine addiction is discovered

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Biology of Nicotine Addiction by Dr. David Sachs

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Visualization award winner in Science - Nicotine addiction and molecule diffusion

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Living With Nicotine Addiction

Dependence upon nicotin, which develops over time as a person continues to smoke. It is difficult to measure, because many mechanisms are involved. The risk for developing dependence is related to how much nicotine is in a product and how fast it can get to the user’s brain (cca 6 seconds for cigarettes).
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