Research Paper On Nicotine
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Defense Mechanism of Nicotine
A 5 page paper discussing the phytochemical nicotine. More than 50,000 phytochemicals have been identified in angiosperms; nicotine is only one. It appears to have evolved as a protection device against herbivores, bacteria and fungi, but the struggle that farmers make against tobacco hornworm and blue mold indicate that nicotine is not always successful as a deterrent against attack. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
Settlement Proposal by the Tobacco Industry
In a 10 page paper the writer discusses how after much denial, the tobacco industry has finally admitted that nicotine does, in fact, kill people. Now their interests lie in protecting themselves from further litigation by proposing a settlement to gain the legal protection of the federal government. The writer reviews the proposal and interprets the future outcome on both the industry and the general public. Bibliography lists 14 sources.