Wednesday, May 07, 2008

Dental Did You Know: Nicotine as a Psychoactive Drug

Nicotine is a reinforcing drug which causes users to crave the drug despite the knowledge of the negative health effects.

Source: Clinical Tobacco Intervention Bulletin, Vol 7, No 1, pg 1, March 2008,

Hans Skariah, B.Sc., DMD
Promenade Court Dental Health Group in Mississauga
2233 Hurontario St., Mississauga, ON, Canada
(1/2 km north of the QEW in the Dome Building)
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