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In summary, what the above physical properties are saying is that there is no possible way in this universe, or any other, that a nicotine vapor can exist.
You can not get nicotine by burning tobacco. The nicotine will chemically decompose before a vapor of it is formed. Furthermore, if any nicotine vapor did form by burning tobacco, it would burst into flames before any residual moisture in
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Nicotine: What is it, and where does it come from?
Time to clear the air.
The best way to understand nicotine, if you don't have a lot of chemistry background is to understand table salt.
The chemical name for table salt is "sodium chloride". It is made up of two chemical elements named "sodium" and "chlorine".
Sodium is a soft,