Cigarettes

Not good for your health

Poisons

Some poisons in a cigarette is:
  • Acetone-Removes nail polish
  • Cresol-Used in making bombs
  • DDT- A banned insecticide
  • Ammonia-Household cleaner
  • Methanol- Used as rocket fuel
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Facts

  • Cigarettes contain more than 4,000 ingredients.
  • Most of the poisons can cause some sort of cancer
  • After 10 seconds smoke is inhaled nicotine reaches the brain
  • The immune systems of people who smoke has to work harder every day than non-smokers.

"Toppings" for tobacco

"Toppings" are used to blend the tobacco such as:

Lime oil
Clove

Licorice
Orange oil
Apricot stone
Lavender oil
Dill seed oil
Cocoa
Carrot oil
Mace oil
Myrrh
Beet juice
Bay leaf
Oak
Rum
Vanilla
Vinegar

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Smoking

  • smoking is a slow killer
  • almost 1.1 million smokers in the world today

Smoking facts

  1. Five trillion cigarette filters weigh almost 2 billion pounds
  2. There is enough nicotine in 4 or 5 cigarettes to kill an average adult if ingested whole
  3. Secondhand smoke contains more than 50 cancer-causing chemical compound

Interesting facts

  1. Tobacco use is expected to claim 1 billion lives
  2. Long term smokers will die of a cause by some type of tobacco death
  3. Whale vomit is also in cigarettes

More facts

  1. Cigarettes are known to be the most traded item on Earth
  2. Urea, a chemical compound in urine, is used to add “flavor” to cigarettes
  3. Most smokers get this habit of smoking in their mid teens

Dangers of smoking

  1. Smokers generally weigh less, than non-smokers
  2. Smoking causes illnesses
  3. When you inhale, a cigarette burns at 700°C at the tip and around 60°C in the core