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Cigar smokers experience higher rates of lung cancer, coronary heart disease, and chronic obstructive lung disease than nonsmokers, but not as high as the rates for cigarette smokers.

Source:  National Cancer Institute. (2000) Questions and Answers About Cigar Smoking and Cancer, 2000. Bethesda, MD.


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Smoking by mothers is linked to a higher risk of their babies developing asthma in childhood, especially if the mother smokes while pregnant.
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