Smoking is not just a habit, it is an addiction. Most smokers say they would like to give up and it’s never too late.
Cigarette smoke mainly consists of:
Tar is the toxic mix of chemicals that can cause cancer, lung disease, heart disease and other harmful diseases.
Carbon monoxide is the gas you inhale when you smoke – it is linked to heart disease and adverse effects in pregnancy.
Nicotine is the highly addictive component of cigarette smoke, causing addiction in a manner similar to drugs such as heroin and cocaine.