Pack of Tabmint anti-smoking chewing gum, Denmark, 1974-1984
Chewing gum containing nicotine is used by smokers who want to quit. Nicotine is the addictive element in cigarettes. This 12-pack of Tabmint anti-smoking chewing gum was made by CCC Ltd. Today a range of nicotine substitute products are available, including skin patches, inhalers and nasal sprays.
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A chemical compound that forms 0.6-3.0 per cent of the dry weight of tobacco. Nicotine acts as a stimulant in mammals, and is one of the primary reasons for smoking addiction.
Glossary: chewing gum