If a child of 30 kgs of weight swallows the contents of a nicotine cartridge of 24 mg this could cause acute nicotine poisoning
that most likely would cause his/her death.
This has resulted in 41.7% rise in poison center calls for acute nicotine poisoning
, many of those for accidental poisoning of children under the age of 5 (Chatham-Stevens et al., 2014).
GTS is acute nicotine poisoning
, which occurs during tobacco leaf harvesting, in which the skin absorbs the nicotine.
The Wikwemikong Elder died as a result of "acute nicotine poisoning
," states the pathologist's report.
A study in the March 2000 issue of the American Journal of Industrial Medicine finds that commercialization and consolidation of tobacco farms may be causing a rise in green tobacco sickness, a form of acute nicotine poisoning
that occurs after brushing against wet tobacco leaves.