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What color is nicotine?

Nicotine, a naturally occurring colorless liquid in tobacco, turns brown when it is burned.

On average, a cigarette contains about 2 mg of nicotine. Those smoking roughly a pack a day get about 250 hits of nicotine to his or her brain.

Quitting cigarettes is all about ending those 250 hits.

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