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nicotine
an addictive drug found in tobacco leaves and in all tobacco products
addictive
capable of causing a user to develop intense cravings
tar
a thick, oily, dark liquid that forms when tobacco burns
carbon monoxide
a poisonous, colorless, odorless gas
smokeless tobacco
ground tobacco that is chewed or inhaled through the nose
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
a condition in which passages in the lungs become swollen and irritated, eventually losing their elasticity
cardiovascular disease
a disease of the hear and blood vessels
tolerance
a process in which the body needs more and more of a drug to get the same effect
physical dependence
a type of addiction in which the body itself feels a direct need a drug
psychological dependence
an addiction in which the mind sends the body a message that it needs more of a drug
withdrawal
physical and psychological reaction that occur when someone stops using an addictive substance
secondhand smoke
environmental tobacco smoke (ETS)
sidestream smoke
smoke that comes directly from a burning cigarette, pipe, or cigar
mainstream smoke
smoke that is exhaled by a smoker
passive smoker
a nonsmoker who breathes in secondhand smoke
negative peer pressure
pressure you feel to go along with harmful behaviors or beliefs of others your age