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Kenneth: Let's meet up later and smoke some drug cigarettes!. Nicotine addiction develops in the first few years of cigarette smoking. that is, for most . The prototypical addictive drug was heroin, and drug addiction has had a c Estimate does not meet standards of reliability or precision (up years later, of those who smoked occasionally only . Let's meet up later and smoke some drug cigarettes!” - Kenneth.
Are they less harmful than using cigarettes or other burned tobacco products?
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First, they are not burned tobacco products. Some look like cigarettes and others can resemble flashlights. The first e-cigarettes were not produced by cigarette companies, but the cigarette companies have gotten into the business.
E-cigarette and vaping products are available in specialty stores and convenience stores around the US with varying restrictions on purchase by youth under Some popular products contain little or no nicotine and levels can vary from brand to brand. Old cigarette, meet e-cigarette. A national high school survey finds more monthly vapers than monthly smokers: We also know that patterns of infrequent, non-daily use of various tobacco and nicotine products may be increasing among young people.
But trying e-cigarettes does not automatically lead to daily use. Young people might also be influenced to try e-cigarettes because of how they are priced and promoted. They can be cheaper than traditional cigarettes and may be perceived as safer. Other features, like flavors can also support use in all age groups.
As e-cigarettes become more popular and more visibleyoung people will start trying and using these products. And because products keep changing, they will often try different kinds of e-cigarettes. Youth is a time when individuals experiment with and get into trouble with psychoactive substances, including nicotine-containing e-cigarettes.
In The rate of metabolism is quite variable from person to person, so the same level of nicotine intake Page 37 Share Cite Suggested Citation: Growing Up Tobacco Free: Preventing Nicotine Addiction in Children and Youths. The National Academies Press. The main metabolite of nicotine, cotinine, has a long half-life on average 17 hours and has been widely used by researchers as a biochemical marker of nicotine exposure. Intake and Accumulation of Nicotine During Cigarette Smoking On the average, smoking a cigarette results in the absorption into the blood stream of about I mg of nicotine, but the range is from 0.
The elimination half-life of nicotine is 2 to 3 hours. This means that the level of nicotine in the blood decreases by one-half every 2 or 3 hours. It also means that after a single use of tobacco nicotine remains in the body for 8 to 12 hours. With repeated smoking, nicotine levels accumulate over 6 to 8 hours, plateauing through the remainder of the day, then gradually falling overnight.
Thus, regular cigarette smoking results in continued exposure of the brain and body to nicotine. Addiction and the Light or Occasional Smoker Among adults the light or occasional smoker, that is, one who regularly smokes 5 or fewer cigarettes per day or who does not smoke every day, is in general less addicted than are daily smokers of more than 5 cigarettes per day.
The use of tobacco in response to withdrawal symptoms is less of a factor in such tobacco users. In contrast, many more children than adults are light or occasional smokers; however, light smoking by children is often not a stable pattern but, rather, represents a stage in escalation to becoming daily smokers. Nicotine Compensation The "Low-Yield" Cigarette Some tobacco advertisements indicate that particular brands of cigarettes deliver less nicotine and tar than their competitors' brands, implying a health benefit to low-yield cigarettes.
Some people switch to low-yield cigarettes in an attempt to reduce the health consequences of smoking, but that is an unlikely result. A daily smoker tends to regulate his or her nicotine intake to a specific level in order to achieve desired effects and to minimize withdrawal symptoms.
Page 38 Share Cite Suggested Citation: When smoking lower-yield cigarettes, smokers puff more frequently or more intensely than when smoking higher-yield cigarettes, presumably to obtain their usual specific level of nicotine from each cigarette. In switching from high-yield to low-yield cigarettes, smokers consume more nicotine from the low-yield cigarette than predicted by smoking machine tests.
Conversely, smokers consume less nicotine than predicted from high-yield cigarettes. The intake of nicotine, with blood cotinine or nicotine concentrations used as markers of nicotine intake, has been studied in large groups of people smoking their chosen brands of cigarettes.
The slope of the regression line between advertised nicotine yields and blood nicotine or cotinine levels is shallow, suggesting only small differences of intake from cigarettes of widely different nicotine yields. Because of this compensatory smoking, having smokers switch to low-yield cigarettes reduces the risk of smoking to a much lesser degree, if at all, than suggested by the decreases in yield. Smoking Fewer Cigarettes The regulation of nicotine intake by daily smokers is also apparent when the number of cigarettes available to a smoker is restricted.
In one study of heavy smokers, when the number of cigarettes was reduced from unlimited average 37 per day to 5 cigarettes per day, the average intake of nicotine per cigarette tripled. This observation explains why many smokers who are instructed to quit report cutting down to about 10 cigarettes per day, but cannot reduce their consumption to fewer than At 10 cigarettes per day smokers still can absorb adequate nicotine to maintain nicotine addiction.
Behavioral Aspects of Addiction The behavior of smoking is maintained both by the direct pharmacologic effects of nicotine including relief of withdrawal and by learned responses.
Anticipatory responses develop as a consequence of repetitive use of tobacco during which various kinds of gratifications from smoking occur in the presence of specific cues from the environment.
For example, when a smoker encounters stressors or situational reminders of smoking, these stimuli revivify the pleasurable or other reinforcing aspects of smoking, which then generate the urge to smoke. Such recurrent anticipatory responses may persist 6 months or longer after physical dependence has been overcome, accounting for the relapses that Page 39 Share Cite Suggested Citation: Such anticipatory responses probably also develop to some degree in occasional smokers.
Now, lung cancer kills more women than breast and colon cancers combined. Smoking really is bad for you.
"Let's meet up later and smoke some drug cigarettes!" - Kenneth Parcell | Meme Generator
If you must smoke, do it. But please don't do it in front of your loved ones. A lot has changed over the past 80 or so years, so we cannot say that cigarettes are solely to blame for the increase in lung cancer in ladies.
Besides, what percentage of the female population smokes? Do you like to smell things? Do you understand that your technical questioning is logical, but not rational? And do you get that denial in chemical dependency may not cause you to die, but that it is sad and pathetic because there is proof that millions of deaths have been caused by people, like you, who foolishly cling to substance use that doesn't add quality to life, rather makes you dependent and smelly!
You probably think you have a "right" to health care too? Will you complain, if you survive, that society should put you up in a better nursing home, after spending your retirement savings on cigarettes and other no-quality-added to your life wasteful stuff?
Give it up bro. You deserve better, don't you? Maybe not, it is legal so you do get to decide. But your irresponsible decision has so far cost all of us. I was diagnosed with Stage IV Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the tonsil and it was attributed to my years of being exposed to second hand smoke in bars I was a lifelong musician. I endured 35 radiation treatments to my neck, had some really awful chemo, had to eat through a feeding tube for 6 months, and had to relearn how to swallow.
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For the rest of my life I live in fear of osteoradionecrosis due to the radiation. Eating is a difficult and risky venture regular bouts with the Heimlich Maneuver and will be for the rest of my life. You can doubt it all you want, but the folks who treat cancer for a living and see it everyday have made the diagnosis and I lived through the horror of the treatment.
Just because some people don't get cancer from second hand smoke doesn't mean that the ignorant idiots that have the right to expose people to their weakness.
Some people won't get cancer, but some definitely will. Smoking is unnecessary but breathing is. Does that prove to you that smoking is harmless? The same bums who have made billions by killing people now are trying to denigrate legitimate studies of second hand smoke. If you want to find the studies to confirm the dangers of second hand smoke, there are plenty. Or, you can continue to spread the rumors of the Tobacco Industry's propaganda.
But, be careful of those matches. Why should people be exposed to any kind of toxic substance? Almost all studies are correlational. Anyone who claims smoking does not cause cancer is only fooling himself. Ditto for denying dangers of second hand smoke. I am happy to hear you and your family are cancer free, and I hope the good luck holds for your family's sake. But when the time comes when you, or your familly members you exhaled on, are lying on the hospital bed with cancer, stroke, heart attack, emphysema, or bronchitis take your pickI hope you will feel that it was all worth it.
Natural selection will work out the rest. I have seen first hand it is a horrible way to go. Turns out she had been an airline flight attendant for 25 years—back in the '60s and '70s when people smoked on planes—so she was breathing the smoke of, like, people every day, all day.
When you smokers are done with your cigarettes and walk up behind me, your smell precedes you. Do you realize that? The fact is that even if there was proof that secondhand smoke was harmful, you would still rationalize the harm you are doing because you are an addict and you are not in control of your behavior April 21, at So far, there's no problem. I quit, but sometimes. I wonder why I do it. This also doesn't answer how fast you can get lung cancer.
Anyone lend a hand and help and tell me ho fast you can get it. Bye November 20, at The question was not answered. There was a lot of the usual smoking rhetoric, but the core questions was avoided. It's almost as if this was just some canned smoking article that could be placed whenever someone asks a smoking question.
The answer is maybe. Your chances of living to a nice old age is better if you don't smoke. No one can predict who will get cancer or a heart attack from smoking. Some heavy smokers live into their 90s. Some die when they're You're just taking your chances if you smoke. Re-read the second paragraph. If your looking for an answer like five years, ten years your not going to find it. Because the government is making money on it! So anything thats bad for you should be illegal?
What a sad person you are. Everybody should have the right to do whatever they want. There are consequences, but they shouldn't be from the government.
Yell fire in a crowded theater? No rights come with out prior responsibility. Human nature requires rules, laws and an organization to enforce such. You may like the idea of anarchy. Most of the rest of us are willing to give up ultimate freedom for secure freedoms. Wife and kids are down with that too. However, the tobacco and alcohol industries are very powerful and have strong lobbies. It would impossible to ban tobacco and alcohol sales. Alcohol sales were banned one time and it was total failure.
Organized crime took control. You ultimately are responsible what you inhale in your lungs and unless you lived your life in a cave everyone knows how harmful smoking is but people do it anyway. There is even a warning on every pack stating that it is harmful. Be considerate with your belief that cigarettes cause no harm. I guess the anti-smoking propaganda has worked, because I though everyone who smokes dies because of it. They never really said how long it takes either.
If I started at 33 and I'm 35, is the risk the same as if I started at 13? The answer is obvious but they didn't mention a time line at all. What if the stats are wrong?
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Oh, right, science is never wrong, they had it all figured out. Wrinkled skin, wicked bad breath and stinky clothes, total, profound chemical dependency is cool and good and Fools, too many fools!
This scar tissue leads to emphasemia progression. It is not curable except through lung transplantation. Cancer gets all the attention because it is sudden, but if you smoke for a long time, you have less air sacs in your lungs which stress your body, usually dying of a secondary infection such as pnuemonia.