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How much arsenic and menthol are in a cigarette?

How much arsenic and menthol are in a cigarette?

No good data: Arsenic is a side effect of the type of soil the tobacco is grown in. This is not regulated. Menthol is an additive to improve the taste and encourage the use of the product. If these things concern you, then perhaps this is a terrific time to reconsider your tobaccom addiction and stop for good. Tobacco smoke is full of toxins, poisons and noxious material. ...Read more

Dr. Craig Elmets
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Arsenic (Definition)

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Are menthol cigarettes safer to use than regular cigarettes?

Are menthol cigarettes safer to use than regular cigarettes?

Menthol cigarettes: Are cigarettes and all cigarettes are down right terrible for your health. If you can quit smoking, you'll reduce your risk of Lung CA, cardiovascular dz, including heart attack and stroke, multiple other cancers, emphysema ... And the list goes on ... not to mention have whiter teeth, smell better, and spend less on cigs. Talk to your doc about help available for quitting. There are many options! ...Read more

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What's the health difference between normal and menthol cigarettes?

A lot: Regular cigarettes contain nicotine and tar, which are dangerous for health. Some menthol cigarettes are tobacco plus menthol, and these are equally dangerous. Some menthol cigarettes only contain menthol and no tobacco. These are ok. ...Read more

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Is there really a difference in menthol cigarettes and non-menthol cigarettes and lights?

Is there really a difference in menthol cigarettes and non-menthol cigarettes and lights?

Difference in taste.: No difference in health risk. "light" cigarettes is a term used by tobacco billionaires to fool people into thinking that they are less harmful. They are not. Menthol is added to cigarettes to give them a different (pleasant?) taste. They are in fact more dangerous. Menthol is "methyl phenol". In high levels it's dangerous, but it's greatest danger is in making addiction to cigs more likely. ...Read more

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Are menthol cigarettes worse for you or are the health hazards identical to non menthol cigarettes?

Are menthol cigarettes worse for you or are the health hazards identical to non menthol cigarettes?

The same: The risk factors in smoking menthol cigarettes are not significantly different from those involved in no-menthol cigarettes. Give them up! ...Read more

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Are non menthol cigarettes worse? I ask since menthol is used medicinally. I know both are bad and i should quit so dont say that please

Are non menthol cigarettes worse? I ask since menthol is used medicinally. I know both are bad and i should quit so dont say that please

Okay!: It doesn't matter specifically whether you use menthol or non-menthol cigarettes. What does matter is how many cigarettes you smoke, when you started smoking, the brand of cigarettes & how long you've been smoking. Menthol cigarettes may be worse because they are "tolerated" better or "enjoyed" more, encouraging heavier and or earlier use. Don't say I didn't NOT say that lol. ...Read more

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Menthol cigarettes giving me abdomen pain. Is this normal?

Menthol cigarettes giving me abdomen pain. Is this normal?

Not common!: Menthol is found in many things, including cough drops, salves for muscle pain, vick's, etc. If none of these give you pain, it may be an additive. You should not smoke-you know that. But you should not be having abdominal pain! ...Read more

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Are Menthols the most dangerous cigarettes?

Cigarettes: Smoking cigarettes is dangerous -- menthols or not. If you can quit, you'll reduce your risk of CV disease, lung CA, other cancers, stroke .... Not to mention whiter teeth and fresher breath... Think about it :) there are many options nowadays. Meet with a doc and try one that's right for you :) ...Read more