Get Smart About Nicotine

Get Smart About Nicotine



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Learn the basic facts behind the dangers of nicotine and tobacco use, including the history of tobacco, its early medical use, signs of addiction and dependence, addiction treatment options, prevention tools for parents, and much more.With tobacco use as one of the most significant causes of death throughout the world, what are the basic facts we need to know about tobacco and other nicotine-containing products which are legal and available nearly everywhere? In this Get Smart Quick Guide, expert resources and information come together in an engaging and accessible e-book short. Topics include:What tobacco is, and the most prevalent products made from itThe history of tobacco’s use and abuseChanging cultural, social, and legal factorsDefinitions of use, abuse, and dependence, with information on prevention and advice for parentsHow nicotine works, including its health effects and what makes it so addictiveIntervention and effective treatment methods, including the increasing availability of e-cigarettesRelapse prevention tools for recovering dependents and addicts


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