must have a warning label on the side of each pack. But in Canada, the warnings are much more powerful. This is a pack of cigarettes in the U.S. with a warning label on the side of the pack. Compared to Canadian cigarettes, this looks like a greeting card. Canada requires the warning label to cover half of the pack, and features some shocking images. Graphic warnings on cigarette packs in Canada show a brain after a stroke, diseased gums, a damaged heart, lung tumors, and many other powerful messages. The Canadian Cancer Society conducted a study of 633 smokers, and about half said the warnings have increased their motivation to quit. And one in five smokers say the warnings had at least once kept them from lighting a cigarette.
Strong warnings, but perhaps that's the only way some people will understand the true dangers of smoking. Another difference between these two products is the fact that american packs , such as Marlboro, only sell in packs of 20, unlike here which is 25 a pack or 20 a pack.
Additives Found in American Cigarettes.
In addition to tobacco, which contains nicotine, the following 599 ingredients have been identified in tobacco industry documents as being added to tobacco in the manufacturing of cigarettes by the five major American cigarette manufacturing companies. While a lot.
of these chemicals, such as sugars, vanilla extract, prune juice, and vinegar, are generally recognised as safe when used in food products, all produce numerous additional chemical compounds when burned. None, probably, is more deadly than nicotine, however. Canadian cigarettes on the other hand still contain many harmful substances, but are proven to be less harmful and containing approximately a little over 1/3 of the chemicals found in American cigarettes.
Acetic Acid, .
2-Acetyl-3- Ethylpyrazine, .