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To: lockjaw02
"Again IMO, it's the habit of the smoking ritual that's hard to break, not the physical dependence on the drug itself. "

Actually it's both.

39 posted on 01/22/2003 7:01:37 PM PST by Kerberos
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To: Kerberos
"Again IMO, it's the habit of the smoking ritual that's hard to break, not the physical dependence on the drug itself. " ...Actually it's both.

Actually, several recent studies have shown Lockjaw to be right (as usual). According to researchers at Duke University's Nicotine Research Program, "the urge to light a cigarette can be more compelling than the physical need for nicotine."

41 posted on 01/22/2003 7:20:02 PM PST by Max McGarrity (Anti-smokers--still the bullies in the playground they always were.)
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