co-addiction

Smoking Reduces The Chance Of Successful Early Recovery

Given the number of us who are also addicted to nicotine, this could be huge.  It reinforces the rapidly-spreading practice of rehabs prohibiting smoking (during primary treatment, not detox).

…smoking while kicking the alcohol habit impairs memory, learning and other cognitive skills–ultimately making it more difficult to weather the long storm of sobriety.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/10/121012141838.htm