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Which chemicals are in tobacco?
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Dr. Leonard Spishakoff
Addiction Medicine
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In brief: Nicotine
Multiple chemicals are present but nicotine is the most important because of carcinogenesis and addiction reinforcing features via the reward system.

In brief: Nicotine
Multiple chemicals are present but nicotine is the most important because of carcinogenesis and addiction reinforcing features via the reward system.
Dr. Leonard Spishakoff
Dr. Leonard Spishakoff
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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
Addiction Medicine
In brief: Too many to count
There are literally hundreds of organic compounds which, when burned, become the "tars" that stain your fingers, the filter (and your lungs).
Cigarette smoke, in addition, to nicotine, also contains formaldehyde and carbon monoxide. Cigarette companies put in flavoring agents, menthol and other things, and actually the nature of these are considered trade secrets and they don't have to list them.

In brief: Too many to count
There are literally hundreds of organic compounds which, when burned, become the "tars" that stain your fingers, the filter (and your lungs).
Cigarette smoke, in addition, to nicotine, also contains formaldehyde and carbon monoxide. Cigarette companies put in flavoring agents, menthol and other things, and actually the nature of these are considered trade secrets and they don't have to list them.
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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