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If i smoke herbal cigarretes, what are my health risks compared to tobacco cigarretes?

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Dr. Stephen Siegel
Pulmonology 39 years experience
Smoke is dangerous: Smoke itself is what causes lung damage so herbal cigarettes are harmful. Smoke free nicotine inhalers/e-cigarettes/nicotine patches/nicotine lozenges do not contain smoke and are a safer alternative to smoking of any substance.

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