Still want to know why cigarettes are bad for you? Here’s the science behind it

We’ve heard it before: tobacco products are dangerous. But what makes tobacco products so dangerous? The truth is, it all comes down to the toxic chemicals found in all stages of the tobacco product life cycle, from growth to production to use. And it all starts here, with the tobacco plant itself.

The US’s Food and Drug Administration’s Centre for Tobacco Products has launched an educational video series:  “Chemicals in cigarettes: From plant to product to puff” to show the levels of harmful and potentially harmful chemicals in tobacco.  Watch the three part series here.