green tobacco sickness


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green to·bac·co sick·ness

an illness of tobacco harvest workers characterized by headache, dizziness, and vomiting.

green tobacco sickness

a nicotine-induced illness of tobacco harvest workers characterized by headache, dizziness, vomiting, and prostration, caused by skin contact with wet tobacco leaves.
A form of nicotine poisoning that affects young tobacco workers in the Southeastern US, caused by dermal exposure to wet tobacco leaves
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