The damage caused by smoking

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What is tar and what can it cause?
A sticky substance that contains chemicals called carcinogens. This can cause cancer in the lungs and mouth.
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How many people on average die every year in the UK from cancers related to smoking?
42,000
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What is carbon monoxide?
a gas that is poisonous as it reduces the amount of oxygen that red blood cells can carry.
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what are the impacts carbon monoxide has on the body?
It can cause muscle problems, narrow blood vessles and heart attacks.
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how many people on adverage die each year in the UK due to circulatory diseases related to smoking?
30,000
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How many people on average die in the UK due to lung diseases related to smoking?
30,000
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What is the addictive part of tobacco smoke?
Nicotine, as it makes giving up smoking very difficult.
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How many cigarettes does it take to become addicted to nicotine?
4
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