'Teabacco': Smoking of nicotine-infused tea as an unintended consequence of prison smoking bans.

@article{Puljevi2018TeabaccoSO,
  title={'Teabacco': Smoking of nicotine-infused tea as an unintended consequence of prison smoking bans.},
  author={Cheneal Puljevi{\'c} and Ross Coomber and Stuart A. Kinner and Dominique de Andrade and Courtney Mitchell and Alan R. White and Sarah L. Cresswell and Jasper Bowman},
  journal={Drug and alcohol review},
  year={2018},
  volume={37 7},
  pages={
          912-921
        }
}
INTRODUCTION AND AIMS Following the introduction of smoke-free policies in prisons in several countries, there have been anecdotal reports of prisoners creating cigarettes by mixing nicotine patches or lozenges with tea leaves ('teabacco'). Among a sample of people recently released from smoke-free prisons in Queensland, Australia, the aims of this study were to explore the perceived popularity of teabacco use, motivations for its use and describe the process of creating teabacco to identify… 
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