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The Scoop on ‘Light’ Cigarettes. Part 2

Posted in Tobacco on September 11th, 2012 by Lance

The way that your body makes up for the lower amounts of nicotine is called compensation. For example, after you switch to one of the “lighter” brands, your brain will compensate by telling your lungs to inhale each puff more deeply, take more puffs off each cigarette, or to hold each puff longer than usual. Your body does these things automatically, so that you can get the same levels of nicotine from the “lighter” brands as when you were smoking your regular cigarettes. Read more »

The Scoop on ‘Light’ Cigarettes. Part 1

Posted in Tobacco on September 11th, 2012 by Lance

If you have decided to cut back on your cigarette smoking by using “light” brands, you should be commended for your efforts to protect your health. If you are like most people who have made this switch, you did so because you believed that these “lighter” cigarettes must be safer. Unfortunately, you, and many others, have been mislead by advertising. Read more »