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Fact:
Lung cancer replaced breast cancer as the leading cause of cancer death around 1985 due to targeted marketing and increased smoking by women after World War II.

Source:  Barrows R. (1997) Smoking Cessation. Ambulatory Care Syllabus. Columbia University: New York, NY. (http://www.cpmc.columbia.edu /whichis/private/aim/04SMOKE.html)


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Cigarettes have an average total nicotine content of about 8.4 milligrams, while many popular brands of cigars will contain between 100 and 200 milligrams, or as many as 444 milligrams of nicotine, thereby making them addictive.
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