In addition to tobacco’s long known risk of causing cancer and heart disease, is the less known fact that it can also cause cancer of the mouh and throat. Chewing tobacco is also a carcinogen known to significantly increase the risk of mouth and throat cancers.
Cigarettes are poisonous when ingested by children and pets. There are many poisonous substances in cigarettes and the consequence can be deadly. Side effects from ingesting cigarettes range from stomach pain and vomiting to seizures and death.
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