Nicotine – stimulant or depressant?

How can nicotine both stimulate you and depress you?

What is it about those cigarettes that are so very addicting? Just how big a problem is smoking for people with a mental illness? What does nicotine have to do with organic foods?

These and other questions about nicotine are the subject of today’s blog post: Nicotine – stimulant or depressant over on our sister blog

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