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WSU researchers extract nicotine from ancient dental plaque for the first time
February 27, 2018

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts and Sciences

Woman Smoking PULLMAN, Wash. – A team of scientists including researchers from Washington State University has shown for the first time that nicotine residue can be extracted from plaque, also known as “dental calculus”, on the teeth of ancient tobacco users.

Students will return to a tobacco- and nicotine-free campus
May 5, 2016

By Steve Nakata, Student Affairs

No-smoking-signPULLMAN, Wash. – When Washington State University students return for fall semester, a new tobacco- and nicotine-free policy will go into effect during the first week of classes on Monday, Aug. 22.

Rock Doc column: Get help to kick the habit this year
January 7, 2014

By E. Kirsten Peters, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

Peters-e-k-2010-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Thirty years ago I was a light smoker. What can I say? I liked the effect nicotine had on my brain.