Also Known As: Rollies, Fags, Ciggies, Baccy, Smokes

Category: Depressant, Stimulant

WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE
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Cigarettes, pipes, cigars, loose tobacco, chewing tobacco.

HOW IT'S TAKEN

Is smoked or chewed.

EFFECTS

Acts fast, first increasing alertness then producing a sense of relaxation.

RISKS

Short term: Nicotine addiction can develop quite rapidly and regular smokers often feel anxious and irritable if unable to smoke. Smoking can restrict growth in young people.

Long term: Other chemicals in tobacco cause lung cancer and stomach diseases, heart disease, circulation problems, wrinkled skin and premature ageing.

LEGAL STATUS

It is illegal for retailers to sell tobacco to anyone under 18.

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RELATED ITEMS

Rolling papers, filters.