Nicknames: cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco, chew, pouches, electronic cigarettes (vaping).
Mind Over Matter — Tobacco Addiction
This is the Mind Over Matter section for nicotine. The following topics are included: “The Brain’s Response to Nicotine”, “How Does Nicotine Act in the Brain?”, “Easy to Start, Hard to Quit”, “America’s Leading Preventable Killer”, and “Got A Match?”
Tobacco and Nicotine from the National Institute on Drug Abuse
Action on Smoking and Health
Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) is a British organization that provides a wealth of information on smoking, health and nicotine addiction. All of their fact sheets are available via one page. One I suggest to smokers who are worried about premature wrinkles: How smoking affects the way you look. <smile>
Arizona Smoker's Helpline
Are you thinking about or ready to quit smoking? A website with the intriguing name of “Ashline” provides information and tips on quitting smoking.
Smoking – The National Library of Medicine
Smoking — The comprehensive webpage from the National Library of Medicine MedlinePlus information service on smoking and health.
tl;dr: Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death in the United States.