HOW THE HARMFUL EFFECTS OF CIGARETTES AFFECT YOUR BODY

Tobacco smoke has over 4,000 different chemicals. Fifty of these chemicals are known to cause cancer and many others are harmful. Although cigarettes contain so many chemicals they are still legally sold throughout the world. Smokers still choose to smoke despite how the harmful chemicals in cigarettes affect your body. Tobacco has chemicals such as; benzene hydrogen, cyanide formaldehyde and acetone ammonia arsenic. The body is unable to function properly if smoking is carried out over long periods of time and might lead to death. There are three main characteristics of smoke; nicotine, carbon monoxide and tar.