|For a start, here's the who's who of the most TOXIC ingredients used to make cigarettes tastier and more quickly, effectively addictive.|
It has ARSENIC. That should encourage you to snub that ciggie of yours!
If you think ciggies are simply dried tobacco leaves rolled in paper, you are about 597 ingredients off! According to an article I read by Melissa Breyer, the tobacco industry has become master mixologists with the additives. Some ingredients are added for flavour, but research has shown that the key purpose of using additives is to improve tobacoo's potency resulting in increased addictiveness - and the additives they choose to use are dreadful.
I am so, so, so glad my husband and I have quit smoking.
For the whole list of 599 additives used in cigarettes, see BBC Worldservice page WHAT'S IN A CIGARETTE.