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Fact:
Nearly everyone knows that smoking can cause lung cancer, but few people realize it is also a risk factor for many other kinds of cancer, including cancer of the mouth, voice box (larynx), bladder, kidney, pancreas, cervix, stomach, and some leukemias.

Source:  American Cancer Society. (1999) Quitting Smoking. Atlanta, GA.


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Cigarette smoke contains over 3,000 chemicals including: Acetone (nail polish remover), Hydrogen cyanide (rat poison), Nicotine (cockroach killer), Hydrazine (rocket fuel), and Formaldehyde (embalming fluid).
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keng1955 says:

photoPlease stay the smokeless path. If you stumble, get up and continue the journey. If you don't smoke, don't start. Act as if your life depends on it. It does.
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