Is nicotine taken orally still addictive?


Oral nicotine is still highly addictive. The addictive nature of nicotine is not influenced significantly by the method of consumption. Dr. Bonnie Halpern-Felsher pointed out that nicotine is among the most difficult drugs to quit and can lead to quick addiction when consumed in any form, including orally 1.

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Bonnie sheds light on the addictive nature of nicotine and cannabis among teens, emphasizing the challenges of quitting. Andrew underscores the importance of understanding addiction levels, debunking misconceptions around substance use comparisons.

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