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All of these chemicals are found in cigarettes:

  • Arsenic
  • Formaldehyde
  • Ammonia
  • DDT
  • Lead
  • Acetone
  • Carbon Monoxide
  • Vinyl Chloride

All of the above chemicals are potentially deadly.

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As if this were not enough. . .

  • Cigarettes contain the addictive drug nicotine.
  • Cigarettes slow your circulation.
  • Cigarettes cause Emphysema, an often-fatal disease that causes the air sacs in the lungs to lose elasticity. Emphysema patients cannot live without an oxygen tank.
  • Cigarettes are expensive. At $10 a pack, a pack-a-day smoker can spend $3,650 annually on cigarettes.
  • Cigarettes can cause atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries. This can lead to a heart attack or stroke.
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The following video applies to all drugs, including cigarettes.

'80s Anti-Drug Commercial - Your Brain On Drugs