Tobacco and the Body

Tobacco contains many chemicals that can harm the human body. Nicotine is found in all tobacco products, including cigarettes and chewing tobacco, as well as in electronic cigarettes. This chemical travels through the bloodstream to all parts of the body and is addictive. In addition, the smoke from a lit cigarette or cigar contains more than 7,000 chemicals. Study the diagram below to see the effects on the body.