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Nicotine rewires your brain.

Nicotine is one of the most addictive substances used by humans and it’s found in vapes. Nicotine is found in all tobacco products, including cigarettes.

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How exactly does nicotine rewire your brain?

  • Teen brains are very sensitive to the effects of nicotine. Nicotine use during your teen years can change the connections between brain cells and lead to long-term addiction.

  • Nicotine use when you’re a teen or a young adult can also lead to long-term harm to attention, memory and learning.

What about nicotine that's "tobacco-free?"

  • Most nicotine comes from tobacco plants, just like cigarettes.

  • “Tobacco-free” nicotine is nicotine which is created in a lab but isn’t made from tobacco leaf. It’s also called synthetic nicotine.​

  • Synthetic or “tobacco-free” nicotine is just as addictive and harmful as regular nicotine.

Pop Quiz

Test your knowledge when it comes to vapes and nicotine.

Which of these tobacco products contain nicotine?

Q: Some vapes deliver as much nicotine as how many cigarettes?

A: 20 cigarettes – that’s an entire pack of cigarettes. 

Yep, 20 cigarettes, or an entire pack of cigarettes. 

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