Tobacco and Nicotine
Tobacco is a plant grown for its leaves, which are dried and fermented before use. Tobacco contains nicotine, an addictive chemical. Nicotine is sometimes extracted from the plant and is used in vaping devices.
Street Names: Cigarettes/Cigars: Butts, Cancer sticks, Ciggys, Cigs, Coffin nails, Smokes, Stogies, Stokes
Cigar hollowed out with marijuana added: Blunt
Vaping: Cig-A-Like, EHookah, E-Juice, JUULing, vape pens, mods
Possible Health Effects: Increased blood pressure, breathing, and heart rate. Exposes lungs to a variety of chemicals. Vaping also exposes lungs to metallic vapors created by heating the coils in the device.