Facts Overview

No safe tobacco

There’s no such thing as safe tobacco.1 Some of the harmful chemicals found in tobacco occur naturally in the plant while others are absorbed from the soil and fertilizers.2 3 4 5 6 Some dangerous chemicals are formed when the tobacco is processed and cigarettes are manufactured.7 8 And when the cigarette burns, new chemicals are created.9

  • A deadly mix: 7,000+ chemicals in cigarette smoke, More than 70 can cause cancer, That's a recipe for disaster. Explore some of the ingredients.