What color is nicotine?
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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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Smoking tobacco products can lead to severe health problems and even death. While quitting smoking can be very difficult for some smokers, there are smoking cessation programs and medications that can help smokers quit. There are ...

many lifelong benefits of doing so, like increased lung function and decreased risk of heart disease and cancer. Understanding the importance of quitting smoking and all options available to help stop smoking is key to long-term success.

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