by Jordan jager
Cigarettes and other forms of tobacco-including cigar, pipe, tobacco, snuff, and chewing tobacco-contain the addictive drug nicotine.
a typical smoker will take 10 puffs on a cigarette over the period of 5 minutes.
a person who smokes about 1 pack (25 cigarettes) daily gets 250 “hits” of nicotine each day.
cigarette smoking accounts for about one-third of all cancers, including 90 percent of lung cancer cases.
- Nicotine is similar to other addictive drugs like cocaine and heroin.