Smoking

It is the addictive substance in tobacco smoke. It creates a dependency so that smokers become addicted.
Nicotine
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It combines with the haemoglobin in red blood cells and so reduces the ability of the blood to carry oxygen. This puts extra strain on the circulatory system, and can cause an increased risk of heart disease and strokes.
Carbon monoxide
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Carcinogens are substances that cause cancer. Tobacco smoke contains many carcinogens, including this substance. Smoking increases the risk of lung cancer, mouth cancer and throat cancer.
Tar
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Smoking can cause a certain cancer. What it is
Lung Cancer
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Smoking during pregnancy is very dangerous as it reduces the amount of oxygen available to the growing fetus. This leads to an increased risk of:
miscarriage
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Smoking during pregnancy is very dangerous as it reduces the amount of oxygen available to the growing fetus. This leads to an increased risk of:
low weight of babies at birth
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how many different chemicals are in cigarettes?
4,000
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Smoking during pregnancy is very dangerous as it reduces the amount of oxygen available to the growing fetus. This leads to an increased risk of:
premature birth
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Why does smoking increase the risk of coronary heart disease?
It reduces the ability of the blood to carry oxygen, which puts extra strain on the circulatory system
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If you wanted an alternate cigarette what could you use
e-cigarette
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How much % of cigarette smoke is invisible and odourless,
80
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It combines with the haemoglobin in red blood cells and so reduces the ability of the blood to carry oxygen. This puts extra strain on the circulatory system, and can cause an increased risk of heart disease and strokes.

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Carbon monoxide

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Carcinogens are substances that cause cancer. Tobacco smoke contains many carcinogens, including this substance. Smoking increases the risk of lung cancer, mouth cancer and throat cancer.

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Smoking can cause a certain cancer. What it is

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Smoking during pregnancy is very dangerous as it reduces the amount of oxygen available to the growing fetus. This leads to an increased risk of:

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