The Global Deaths of Tobacco use to Reach 8 Million by 2030

HEALTH: Nicotine is the psychoactive drug in tobacco which has direct effects in the central nervous system. About 25 percent of the nicotine inhaled when smoking a cigarette reaches the blood through which the nicotine reaches the brain within 15 seconds. Nicotine activates the dopaminergic pathways projecting from the tegmental area to the cerebral cortex […]