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nicotine
A drug in tobacco that speeds up the activities of the nervous system, heart, and other organs.
passive smoking
The involuntary inhalation of smoke from other people's cigarettes, cigars, or pipes.
addiction
A physical dependence on a substance; an intense need by the body for a substance.
carbon monoxide
A colorless, odorless gas produced when substances -- including tobacco -- are burned.
emphysema
A serious disease that destroys lung tissue and causes difficulty in breathing.
tar
A dark, sticky substance produced when tobacco burns.
bronchitis
An irritation of the breathing passages in which the small passages become narrower than normal and may be clogged with mucus.