Smoking and your body

Understand the dangerous chemicals in tobacco products and their related health risks.

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Tobacco and chemical exposure

Know your exposure risk to tobacco products and smoke based on the chemicals that remain in your body.

Risks of smoking

Learn about the health risks of tobacco use and second-hand smoke exposure.

Carcinogens in tobacco smoke

Learn what cancer-causing chemicals are released when you smoke.

Nicotine addiction

Nicotine is the chemical that makes tobacco products so addictive.

Share how tobacco use has affected your health

How Canadians have been negatively affected by tobacco use.


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