A cigarette, also known colloquially as a fag in British English, is a narrow cylinder containing psychoactive material, usually tobacco, that is rolled into thin paper for smoking
What is A cigarette?
Whats in a cigarette?
There are approximately 600 ingredients in cigarettes. When burned, cigarettes create more than 7,000 chemicals. At least 69 of these chemicals are known to cause cancer, and many are toxic.Many of these chemicals also are found in consumer products, but these products have warning labels—such as rat poison packaging. While the public is warned about the danger of the poisons in these products, there is no such warning for the toxins in tobacco smoke.
Whats in A cigarette
Acetone—found in nail polish remover
Acetic acid—an ingredient in hair dye
Ammonia—a common household cleaner
Arsenic—used in rat poison
Benzene—found in rubber cement and gasoline
Butane—used in lighter fluid
Cadmium—active component in battery acid
Carbon monoxide—released in car exhaust fumes
Hexamine—found in barbecue lighter fluid
Lead—used in batteries
Naphthalene—an ingredient in mothballs
Methanol—a main component in rocket fuel
Nicotine—used as an insecticide
Tar—material for paving roads
Toluene—used to manufacture paint
Smoking And Death
Cigarette smoking is the leading preventable cause of death in the United States.
Cigarette smoking causes more than 480,000 deaths each year in the United States. This is nearly one in five deaths.
Smoking Cigarettes increases ones chances to get Lung Cancer greatly.
It also causes heart problems because it effects your cardiovascular system and blood vessels.
Smoking can cause lung disease by damaging your airways and the small air sacs (alveoli) found in your lungs. It also leads to chronic bronchitis COPD and Emphysema
Smoking and Cancer
Smoking and Cancer
Smoking can cause cancer almost anywhere in your body
Blood (acute myeloid leukemia
Colon and rectum (colorectal
Kidney and ureter
Oropharynx (includes parts of the throat, tongue, soft palate, and the tonsils)