Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs announced in March 2011 that they estimate that one in four cigarettes smoked in the UK is fake. They state that these can be up to thirty times more dangerous to the body.
We already know that each cigarette contains over 4,800 chemical poisons - including Nicotine, Ammonia, Hydrogen Sulphide, Carbon Monoxide and Formaldehyde.
Nicotine is actually a highly toxic nerve poison that contricts arteries, preventing proper blood flow. It causes high blood pressure and, rather than
relaxing you, will stimulate the whole system.
HMRC says that the fake cigarettes contain about 200% more tar, 90% more nicotine,and 133% more Carbon Monoxide. The health risks are enormous.
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