Cigarette smoking is addictive and can cause certain diseases such as lung cancer, cardiovascular disease, and emphysema. This is due to the harmful chemicals found in cigarette smoke, which include among others arsenic, benzene, benzo[a]pyrene, carbon monoxide, heavy metals, hydrogen cyanide, and tobacco-specific nitrosamines. 

Find out more about the health effects of smoking, the problem of burning, and how we’re creating a range of products that are alternatives to smoking for adult smokers who would otherwise continue to smoke.