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What is it, the tobacco or the crop-sprayed chemicals, that cause the damage associated with cigarettes?
5 doctors weighed in

2 doctors agree
In brief: Probably both
The chemicals in tobacco, aside from nicotine, have been linked to many lung problems including cancer.
It would not be unreasonable to think that the insecticides and herbicides that are sprayed on the tobacco plants- plus any other chemicals they add to the tobacco (flavorings,etc)- could be harmful. QUIT NOW Good Luck

In brief: Probably both
The chemicals in tobacco, aside from nicotine, have been linked to many lung problems including cancer.
It would not be unreasonable to think that the insecticides and herbicides that are sprayed on the tobacco plants- plus any other chemicals they add to the tobacco (flavorings,etc)- could be harmful. QUIT NOW Good Luck
Dr. Richard Williams
Dr. Richard Williams
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Dr. James Rotchford
Addiction Medicine
In brief: Tobacco is toxic
When inhaled the smoke from pure natural, organic tobacco is highly toxic to the lungs, blood vessels etc.
The additives may have additional problems associated with them but no question that the natural tobacco plant is dangerous when smoked regularly.

In brief: Tobacco is toxic
When inhaled the smoke from pure natural, organic tobacco is highly toxic to the lungs, blood vessels etc.
The additives may have additional problems associated with them but no question that the natural tobacco plant is dangerous when smoked regularly.
Dr. James Rotchford
Dr. James Rotchford
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Dr. Craig Brown
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
In brief: Tobacco
There are many chemicals in cigarettes that are responsible for the manifestations associated with tobacco use.
We are not able to pinpoint only one.

In brief: Tobacco
There are many chemicals in cigarettes that are responsible for the manifestations associated with tobacco use.
We are not able to pinpoint only one.
Dr. Craig Brown
Dr. Craig Brown
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