Mouse model shows how ‘disgust’ receptors responsible for nicotine aversion leads to the next question of whether this is applicable in humans. If so, can these receptors be targeted to help someone quit? More basic science research is required.

Medical Mythbusting Commentary for January 10, 2019

How scientists could help people quit smoking by targeting ‘disgust’ receptors

β2* nAChRs on VTA dopamine and GABA neurons separately mediate nicotine aversion and reward