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SpunOut.ie. (2015) Smoking: the facts. What's the story with smoking and how does it affect your health? Dublin: SpunOut.ie.

URL: http://spunout.ie/health/article/smoking

The experts define smoking as the inhalation of smoke from burning tobacco. We've all seen people do it, so we have a fairly good idea about how it works.

What you might not know though, is that tobacco contains an addictive drug called nicotine and smoking a cigarette is the quickest and most powerful way to get it into the body.......


Item Type:FactSheet
Date:September 2015
Publisher:SpunOut.ie
Corporate Creators:SpunOut.ie
Place of Publication:Dublin
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Subjects:A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Effects and consequences
B Substances > Tobacco (cigarette smoking)
G Health and disease > State of health > Physical health
T Demographic characteristics > Adolescent / youth (teenager / young person)
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland

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