Cigarettes and tobacco

Smoking Statistics

Smoking Statistics

Disease burden 100 million people were estimated to have died from causes related to smoking in the 20th century. In other words, 100 million people who died unnecessarily from a preventable cause of death. This trend is continuing into the ... Read More »

Tobacco

Tobacco

What is tobacco? Tobacco contains a chemical called nicotine that when ingested gives the consumer a “pleasurable rush” and as a consequence people from all over the world have been addicted to this plant for centuries. Nicotine stimulates the release ... Read More »

What’s in a Cigarette?

What’s in a Cigarette?

Structure of cigarettes Cigarettes are a small roll of porous paper containing a rod of chopped up tobacco leaf. Cigarettes are designed so that the tobacco can be smoked, by lighting the cigarette and breathing in the smoke. At the ... Read More »