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Arsenic in Cigarette Smoke

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Updated April 16, 2013

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Arsenic in Cigarette Smoke

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Definition:
A poisonous element found in the earth's crust. Arsenic finds its way into cigarette smoke through some of the pesticides that are used in tobacco farming.

See also: An In Depth Look at Arsenic in Cigarette Smoke

More Reading: Chemicals in Cigarette Smoke

Source:

Arsenic. 20 November, 2007. Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry - Department of Health and Human Services.

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