Anatomy of a Cigarette
And that is just 8 of the 70 known carcinogens. It doesn’t include the 7,000 other toxic chemicals found in a cigarette.


is a main ingredient in gasoline. It’s used to make plastics, pesticides and is naturally produced by volcanoes.


is used to preserve dead things. It’s used for various manufacturing too - but come on - it preserves the dead.


It’s poison. It’s used to kill rats. However, rats know better than to smoke, so it is used in rat poison.


is used in rocket fuel. It is a dangerous chemical that is unstable and should not be breathed into one’s lungs.


is used in batteries. Unless you are a electronic device it should not be placed in your mouth, throat or lungs.


is radioactive. It is one of the most toxic substances known to humankind, and so, should not be smoked.


is used to make synthetic rubber. It is extremely useful in manufacturing, but carcinogenic in the human body.


is a rare element used in nuclear weapon parts for its unique properties. It is also uniquely toxic.