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Fact:
Rates of drug dependence (the percentage of users who experience symptoms that reinforce their drug use and have trouble quitting) are higher for nicotine than for marijuana, cocaine, or alcohol.

Source:  Kandel, D., and Chen, K. (2000) Extent of smoking and nicotine dependence in the United States: 1991-1993. Nicotine and Tobacco Research 2(3):263-274. (Reported in NIDA Notes, Vol. 16, No. 2, 2000.)


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Babies and children raised in a household where there is smoking have more ear infections, colds, bronchitis, and other respiratory problems than children from non-smoking families do.
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photoAs long as you smoke, your going to crave them, once you quit, you will never crave them again. If you smoke, it starts all over again.
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