Archive by category Nicotine Addiction

Nicotine is the addictive substance found in tobacco and is considered one of the most difficult drugs to quit using. Smoking, chewing tobacco and pipe smoking have all been associated with increased risk of cancer, yet those with addiction to nicotine often do not find this risk factor enough to motivate them to quit. Cognitive behavioral therapy is considered an excellent therapeutic choice when trying to change the lifestyle of someone addicted to nicotine.

New Data Show Spike In Smokeless Tobacco Use

New Data Show Spike In Smokeless Tobacco Use

Smokeless tobacco is the collective term for tobacco products that don’t require burning in order to deliver the addictive substance nicotine to the bloodstream and brain. While cigarette use in the U.S. has dropped fairly steadily for more than a decade, use of smokeless products has increased. In two studies published in March 2014 in […]