Prof Mayer of Graz has absolutely destroyed the myth of nicotine's extremely high toxicity, accepted without any proper evidence for more than 100 years.
Archives of Toxicology 10.1007/s00204-013-1127-0, 4th Oct 2013
The ridiculous situation of nicotine being classified as more toxic than cyanide has persisted far too long, and is undoubtedly due to ideological pressure. That time is now over, because on 4th October 2013 a renowned toxicologist, Prof Bernd Mayer of Uo Graz, Austria, finally dispelled this long-standing myth. He investigated all aspects of the issue and concluded that the current LD50 amount (the dose expected to kill...