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Myths and Lies: Nicotine
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Think an “all-natural” cigarette is safer? Think again. Tobacco has 7,000 toxins in its smoke, whether there are additives in cigarettes or not.
Smoking causes heart disease, stroke, lung disease and cancer.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. The Path to Tobacco Addiction Starts at Very Young Ages. Accessed July 8, 2014. Available at: http://www.tobaccofreekids.org/research/factsheets/pdf/0127.pdf.
Surgeon General. Preventing Tobacco Use Among Youth and Adults Fact Sheet. Accessed July 8, 2014. Available at: http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/library/reports/preventing-youth-tobacco-use/factsheet.html.
American Cancer Society. Are any types of cigarettes safe to smoke? Accessed July 9, 2014. Available at: http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancercauses/tobaccocancer/cigarettesmoking/cigarette-smoking-safe-way-to-smoke.
American Lung Association. What’s in a cigarette? Accessed July 9, 2014. Available at: http://www.lung.org/stop-smoking/about-smoking/facts-figures/whats-in-a-cigarette.html.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids.
University of California San Francisco. Brains of Teens Who Smoke Cigarettes Reveal Early Signs of Addiction. Accessed July 9, 2014. Available at: http://www.ucsf.edu/news/2012/07/12435/brains-teens-who-smoke-cigarettes-reveal-early-signs-addiction. Grana R, Benowitz N, Glantz S. E-Cigarettes: A Scientific Review. Circulation. 2014; 129:1971-1986. Doi: 10.1161. Available at: http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/129/19/1972.full.
University of California San Francisco. E-Cigarettes: Gateway to Nicotine Addiction for U.S. Teens, Says UCSF Study. Accessed July 9, 2014. Available at: http://www.ucsf.edu/news/2014/03/112316/e-cigarettes-gateway-nicotine-addiction-us-teens-says-ucsf-study.
National Cancer Institute. Smokeless Tobacco and Cancer. Accessed July 14, 2014. Available at: http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/Tobacco/smokeless.
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research. Smokeless Tobacco: A Guide for Quitting. Accessed July 14, 2014. Available at: http://www.nidcr.nih.gov/OralHealth/Topics/SmokelessTobacco/SmokelessTobaccoAGuideforQuitting.htm.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Hookahs. Accessed July 14, 2014. Available at: http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/data_statistics/fact_sheets/tobacco_industry/hookahs/.