Facts Overview

No safe tobacco

Cigarette smoke is a toxic mix of more than 7,000 chemicals.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 are formed when the tobacco is processed and cigarettes are manufactured.7 8 And when the cigarette burns, new chemicals are created.9

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