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Nicotine

Addictive or habit forming drug

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Addictive

Capable of causing a user to develop intense cravings

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Smokeless Tobacco

Ground tobacco that is chewed, placed inside the mouth along the gum lines, or inhaled through the nose

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Snuff

Finely ground tobacco that is inhaled or held in the mouth or cheeks

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Tar

Dark, thick liquid that forms when tobacco burns

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Bronchi

Passageways that branch from the trachea to each lung

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Carbon Monoxide

Colorless, odorless, poisonous gas that is created when tobacco burns

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Alveoli

Tiny air sacs in the lungs

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Emphysema

Disease that results in the destruction of the alveoli in the lungs

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Addiction

Mental or physical need for a drug or other substance

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Psychological Dependence

Person's belief that he or she needs a drug to feel good or act normally

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Physical Dependence

Addiction in which the body develops a chemical need for a drug

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Tolerance

Need for larger and larger amounts of a drug to produce the same effect

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Withdrawal

Series of symptoms a person experiences when he or she stops using an addictive substance

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Relapse

Return to the use of a drug

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Secondhand Smoke

Air that has been contaminated by tobacco smoke

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Mainstream Smoke

Smoke that is inhaled and then exhaled by a smoker

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Sidestream Smoke

Smoke that comes from the burning end of a cigarette, pipe, or cigar

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Passive Smoker

Nonsmoker who breaths in secondhand smoker

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Target Audience

Group of people for which a product is intended

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Product Placement

Paid arrangement a company has made to show its product in media such as television or film

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Point-of-Sale Promotions

Advertising campaigns in which a product is promoted at a store's checkout counter

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Cold Turkey

Stopping all use of tobacco products immediately

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Nicotine Replacement Therapies

Products that assist a person in breaking a tobacco habit

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