Is tobacco classified as a stimulant or a depressant?

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Harold Lubowitz asked a question: Is tobacco classified as a stimulant or a depressant?
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Date created: Fri, Mar 26, 2021 12:49 PM
Date updated: Sun, Jun 12, 2022 4:35 AM

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  • Smoke Signals. Nicotine seems to provide both a stimulant and a depressant effect, and it is likely that the effect it has at any time is determined by the mood of the user, the environment and the circumstances of use. Studies have suggested that low doses have a depressant effect, whilst higher doses have stimulant effect.
  • Smoke Signals. Nicotine seems to provide both a stimulant and a depressant effect, and it is likely that the effect it has at any time is determined by the mood of the user, the environment and the circumstances of use. Studies have suggested that low doses have a depressant effect, whilst higher doses have stimulant effect.
  • Nicotine, the "drug" substance in tobacco, is a stimulant. It stimulates pleasure centers in the brain and in time with continued use the brain actually responds by creating more of those centers. If you see people getting agitated because they need a cigarette it may seem like finally having one calms them down.

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