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Saturday, January 20, 2007

Cigarettes and Tobacco Pandemic

A report released by Harvard recently, has shown that the nicotine content in cigarettes has increased by 11% during the period 1998 to 2005, causing a tobacco pandemic in the United States. Tobacco companies have been increasing the nicotine content in cigarettes to make it more addictive. Moreover tobacco used in cigarettes is genetically engineered to increase their nicotine content.

In this video Dr. Michael Thun from the American Cancer Society, expresses his views on this shocking report.


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