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Tobacco
BOTANICAL CLASSIFICATION
Family :
Solanaceae
Genus :
Nicotiana
Species :
rustica; tabacum L.; ...
COMMON NAMES
Cigarettes; Mapacho
EFFECTS CLASSIFICATION
Stimulant
DESCRIPTION
Tobacco is an annual or bi-annual growing 1-3 meters tall with large sticky leaves that contain nicotine. Native to the Americas, tobacco has a long history of use as a shamanic inebriant and stimulant. It is extremely popular and well-known for its addictive potential.
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