Tobacco/ Nicotine Addiction

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    Nicotine is one of the most addictive substances known to man, and tobacco is the most widely used psychoactive substance in the world.

    However, if someone has come to the decision to try and quit, there are many kinds of assistance available. This article seeks to explore those ways and give a list of reliable helplines and products to aid in the quit process.

    Smoking is legal in almost all countries in the world, and available over the counter in the majority of outlets in every corner of the earth, which can add to the difficulty in quitting.

    Contents:
    1. Nicotine Facts.
    2. Smoking Cessation Products.
    3. Quitlines.

    Nicotine Facts:
    Nicotine is an alkaloid of the Nicotiana Tabacum plant.
    It has a half-life of 2 hours.
    It has an LD50 of 60mg in adults and 10mg in children, so it is very important to keep nicotine cessation products out of the sight and reach of children.
    Patches and other used products must be disposed of responsibly.

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