Did you know that nicotine is actually more addictive than heroin?
Surgeon General Coop (1988)1
Or that smoking just four cigarettes can give a person a 90% chance of becoming addicted and have them smoking for 40 years?
British Journal of Addiction (February 1990)2
Or that smoking kills more Americans each year than alcohol, car accidents, suicide, AIDS, homicide, and illegal drugs combined.
American Cancer Society3
The more you learn about tobacco, the better choices you can make. This section is designed to give you the facts and figures you’ll need to become more informed and better armed to take up the fight against tobacco. Because after all, when it comes to tobacco, ignorance is not bliss, it’s a killer!