Discover the scale and effects of the chemical ingredients in cigarettes. What are smokers breathing in to their lungs, and what effects are these chemicals having on them?
- When a cigarette is burned it releases over 4000 chemicals.
- Cigarettes contain nicotine, which is highly addictive.
- Smoking causes many fatal diseases.
- Smoking causes wrinkles, pale skin and yellow fingers and teeth.
Over 600 additives and flavourings go into making a product that can cause serious disease and other side effects.
Yet despite the dangers – millions of people smoke them every day.
The main ingredient is tobacco, derived from the tobacco plant.
When it burns, it releases a toxic cocktail of over …
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