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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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Cigarette smoke contains over 3,000 chemicals including: Acetone (nail polish remover), Hydrogen cyanide (rat poison), Nicotine (cockroach killer), Hydrazine (rocket fuel), and Formaldehyde (embalming fluid).
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andham says:

photoJust do it- you can learn to like it later! And you will. Cold turkey, patches, whatever works for you. Your most important choice, ever, is simply to not smoke.
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