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Why is #nicotine addictive?

Nicotine is the ‘active ingredient’ in tobacco and other nicotine delivery systems. Clearly it has some effects but why is it so difficult for some people to stop using it?

Nicotine makes us feel good in subtle and complex ways, but withdrawal makes us miserable in subtle and complex ways

An article in The Guardian explains. Read more here

If you would like to be free from nicotine addiction why not make a quit attempt? The more time you try the more likely you are to succeed especially if you use the most effective techniques.

Smokers are four times as likely to be successful in quitting if they use Warwickshire’s Stop Smoking Service, this is completely free, find out more at or call 0800 085 2917 or text LIFE to 80800

About Paul Hooper, WCC (575 Articles)
Group Manager: Community Safety and Substance Misuse
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