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permlink Scalzi: kill pot culture

Scalzi rant on marijuana: Pot Culture: LEGALIZE It -- and KILL IT [Willamette Week] permlink  

permlink nico water

From the Desk of Dr. Tess, and related to yesterday's post: Nicotine water set to hit shelves [CNN/Money]
Nico Water is apparently trying to find a niche for its product based on a new school of thought among some researchers. The theory is that some smokers just can't quit, but an alternative nicotine source may reduce smoking rates for others.

Each bottle ... contains 4 milligrams of nicotine, equal to about two cigarettes or a stick of nicotine gum. While nicotine is addictive, it does not cause cancer. Other ingredients in cigarettes are carcinogenic.
Ah, the endlessly innovative drug delivery systems humans devise. I'd like a chocolate inhaler and grilled cheese sandwich skin patch, please. permlink  

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