Test Your Smarts - Tricks of the Trade
The smoke from cigarettes has how many different things in it that cause cancer:
In 1989, millions of cases of fruit were tossed out after a teeny bit of cyanide was found in just two grapes. How much cyanide is there in a cigarette, compared to those grapes?
Tobacco companies add ammonia to cigarettes because it makes the nicotine (the addictive stuff) in cigarettes stronger, which makes people get hooked faster. Where else can you find ammonia?
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