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Cigarette Ingredients and Additives

The ingredients and additives in cigarettes when burned, create toxic, harmful chemical compounds. Over 40 known carcinogens are present in cigarette smoke.
  1. Chemicals in Smoke (15)
  2. Nicotine (6)

Cigarette Additives - What They Are and What They Do
Many of the additives in cigarettes affect smokers in surprising ways.

The List of Additives in Cigarettes
This master list of 599 additives in American cigarettes was made public in April of 1994.

Cigarette Litter and How it Affects Us
Cigarette litter is a hazard to our environment, with trillions of cigarette butts tossed out annually on the planet.

How Cigarette Smoking Harms People
Cigarette Smoke is a toxic cocktail of over 4000 chemicals. When inhaled, they affect the human body in multiple ways, none of which are beneficial. The immune system is compromised, and toxic chemicals affects the functioning of internal organs.

Are Light Cigarettes Less of a Health Risk for Smokers?
Are "low-tar,""mild," or "light" cigarettes healthier than "full-flavor" cigarettes? Let's take a look at the facts.

Ambergris Tincture
Used in cigarette manufacturing, ambergris is also known as whale vomit.

The Insider - Jeffrey Wigand
Jeffrey Wigand's story is a must read for anyone interested in the inside workings of Big Tobacco. A former Brown and Williamson employee, Dr. Wigand bravely went public with what he knew of the deceit and corruption running rampant through the tobacco industry.

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