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What is nornicotine?

11/26/2002

Question:

I read that American researchers have discovered a new chemical contained in tobacco called nornicotine. What is nornicotine and where can I find more info about it?

Answer:

Nornicotine is a component of tobacco smoke, commonly used as an herbicide.

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Response by:

Jerry   Friemoth, MD Jerry Friemoth, MD
Associate Professor
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati