nico-teen

nico-teen

A play on words for a teenager who consumes nicotine/tobacco, either by smoking or through smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff).
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And the lungs--not to mention the young brain (see "Nico-teen brain," Page 20)--maybe particularly vulnerable to nicotine's effects.
BIRMINGHAM'S band of nico-teens - youngsters hooked on cigarettes - are dwindling fast, new figures reveal.