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Originally posted by sir_chancealot
We KNOW from studies that smokers almost never get alzheimers or parkinsons. We know that children who grow up around smokers have WAY less incidences of allergies and/or respiratory issues. These are facts from scientific papers. You can look up "beneficial effects from smoking" or some similar term. You are going to be surprised at the research on this, which is always kept hush-hush.
Whats going on?
It's interesting to me if so many people have quit smoking, why the cancer rates haven't dramatically dropped? Hmmmm. Something isn't right here.
Originally posted by GradyPhilpott
What I'm waiting for is some evidence that cigarettes are good for a person, as was previously purported.
Addition of ammonia compounds, which speed the delivery of nicotine to smokers by raising the alkalinity of tobacco smoke. These compounds also distort the measurement of tar in cigarettes, giving lower readings than would actually be inhaled by the smoker;
Addition of chemicals, such as acetaldehyde and pyridine, that act to strengthen nicotine's impact on the brain and central nervous system.
Originally posted by Griff
...to all the whiners out there that are going to say "just stop", it's not that easy.