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Nicotine abuse

Nicotine is addictive - nine out of ten of smokers say they would like to stop but can't. Nicotine withdrawal symptoms include irritability, anxiety, loss of concentration and sleeplessness. Cigarette smoke contains a cocktail of other harmful substances, including carbon monoxide and tar. These substances cause heart and lung diseases as well as a third of all cancer deaths in the UK.

Cigarettes contain nicotine as well as other harmful substances.
Cigarettes contain nicotine as well as other harmful substances.
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