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Mind Over Matter: Tobacco Addiction

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Describes how nicotine acts on the heart to change heart rate and blood pressure, and discusses dependency, treatment, and effects of long-term nicotine use.

NIH Pub Number: 06-4248
Published: January 1998
Author: National Institute on Drug Abuse


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Mind Over Matter

Invites young teens to take a scientific journey to learn about the brain’s complex responses to specific drugs, including cocaine, hallucinogens, inhalants, marijuana, nicotine, opiates, prescription drugs, and steroids.

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