smoking deterrent


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smoking deterrent

Any agent, such as nicotine, nicotine antagonists, or some antidepressant drugs, that relieves the desire to smoke tobacco products.
See also: deterrent
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The brand immediately captured 41% of the 57,000 new prescriptions dispensed for smoking deterrents in July.
This section could include cross-merchandised and best-selling dietary supplements, such as fish oil, niacin and garlic; digestive health products, such as fiber powders and pills; diagnostic products, such as blood pressure monitors and at-home cholesterol tests; aspirin; smoking deterrents, such as nicotine gum; heart-healthy cookbooks; salt-free spices; healthy snacks, such as nuts; and more.
Where there has been sector growth, it has largely been in so-called `lifestyle' products, such as smoking deterrents and skin creams, as well as vitamins, minerals and supplements (VMS).