What chemicals are inside cigarettes? Why do people smoke?

What chemicals are inside a cigarette?

  • The main thing in a cigarette is tabacco.
  • Artificial flavours and other chemicals are added.
  • some chemicals are put in cigarettes to keep them burning or else they would burn out.
  • There is rat poisoning in cigarettes, bug spray, sunscreen and etc.
  • There are over 4000 chemicals in a cigarette 51 of them are known to be carcinogenic.
  • There are also these chemicals found in a cigarette: nicotine,tar,arsenic, ammonia etc.
  • Three of the most widely known chemicals are nicotine tar and carbon monoxide.
  • Tabacco is a leafy plant that grows in warm climate.
  • Nicotine is the chemical that makes smoking addictive.

Why people smoke.

  • most people smoke when they are in there teens and are addicted by adulthood.
  • some have tried to quit but have returned to cigarettes because smoking is such a strong addiction.
  • smoking is a habit that's very hard to break.
  • there are very many different reasons why people smoke.
  • Three of the main reasons that young people smoke are to look cool to be like their friends and to experiment.
  • most of the time when younger people smoke it's only because they probably want to look good.
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Kid Smoking Experiment
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