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Roll ups

Roll up myths unravelled

  • Roll-ups expose smokers to 4,000 toxic chemicals – many of which are carcinogenic and poisonous
  • The tobacco used for roll-ups is grown in the same place and made in the same factories as manufactured brands.
  • Nicotine and tar yields are actually higher in roll-ups than in most ordinary cigarettes – many people who smoke roll-ups do not use a filter
  • Roll-ups are just as bad for you as ordinary cigarettes. In fact studies have suggested people who smoke roll-ups have an increased risk of cancer of the mouth, oesophageous, pharynx and larynx
  • Roll-ups contain higher levels of addictive nicotine than manufactured cigarettes
  • The truth is, if you smoke you smoke, there is no such thing as a safe cigarette, you’re still exposing yourself to 4,000 toxic chemicals – no matter how many you smoke

 Facts about roll ups

AMPUTATION

Smoking roll-ups can result in: blood clots, infection and even loss of limbs

IMPOTENCE

Smoking roll-ups can cause erectile dysfunction

INFERTILLITY

Smoking roll-ups can affect your chances of getting pregnant

WHEEZE

Smoking rollups can cause fatal lung disease such as emphysema

GULP

Smoking roll-ups can cause throat cancer

 STROKE

Smoking roll ups can cause heart disease and fatal blood clots

 

 

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