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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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Since 1991, past-month smoking has increased by 35 percent among eighth graders and 43 percent among tenth graders.
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