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Radioactive Cigarrete

Updated on May 21, 2012

The more dangerous smoke

You need one more reason to quit smoking. So here it goes. The biggest reason of all and also the reason that has been hidden from public eyes by the big companies.

Every smoke you inhale is radioactive. Yes I am not joking. Every cigarette smoke has traces of polonium 210. You might be still remembering this name "polonium 210" which killed the ex KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko.Now where does the tobacco get this polonium 210 from the natural radioactivity in fertilizers.

Once it goes into our body, it gets deposited into our lungs and thus we will be getting exposed to radiations which is equivalent to hundreds of Chest X-rays that you take once a year. No wonder why smokers get cancer so fast than non-smokers. Not only this, this can cause gene mutations which might make your future kids physically or mentally disabled.

This whole news has been kept as a secret by the big shots of tobacco industry. It our own self control which can help our self and our family to prevent any ill effect's of smoking.

So Next time when you plan to grab a pack of cigarette, think whether you really need it. Maybe you can spend that money on yourself or your family or at least on charity


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    • leigh anns page profile image

      leigh anns page 

      6 years ago from New Jersey

      This is interesting. I was a smoker and know about additives that are simply scary. I did not know about this one. Thanks for the information

    • Alex Jose profile imageAUTHOR

      Alex Jose 

      6 years ago from Cleveland, Ohio

      Thanks Ranzi for your valuable comments. Yes they are evil and they dont care about the common mans health

    • Ranzi profile image

      Cut The Bullshit 

      6 years ago from All Over

      Great hub and useful info. Tobacco companies are basically evil.

    • Alex Jose profile imageAUTHOR

      Alex Jose 

      6 years ago from Cleveland, Ohio

      That is really a very brave idea..tillsontitan

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      Mary Craig 

      6 years ago from New York

      Now that's scray stuff! On top of everything else. How nice it would be if I gave all my cigarette money to charity instead of cigarette companies. Voted up.

    • Alex Jose profile imageAUTHOR

      Alex Jose 

      6 years ago from Cleveland, Ohio

      That is absolutely correct sligobay....and i guess you better start controlling it from now onward.

    • sligobay profile image

      sligobay 

      6 years ago from east of the equator

      I smoke and think that the pollonium information is news to me. That will kill me if the nicotine and tar don't get me first.

    • Alex Jose profile imageAUTHOR

      Alex Jose 

      6 years ago from Cleveland, Ohio

      @RJ ...It was great to hear you were a DJ...Well I'm still an amateur. Need to learn a lot

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      Reynold Jay 

      6 years ago from Saginaw, Michigan

      Don't smoke either! Another great informative article. Here's a copy posted at my HUB. Hi Alex. I read your aricle on tead and it was a good one. I was a mobile DJ for two decades and loved it. You will do well to put on a terrific show and earn good money. Check out my DJ story called "Paint me a Promise and A Hundred Bucks" and you and I will be buddies forever.

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      peachy 

      6 years ago from Home Sweet Home

      Thanks for letting us know the danger of smoking. I believe most people doesn't know the truth. Thanks for the great article.

    • Alex Jose profile imageAUTHOR

      Alex Jose 

      6 years ago from Cleveland, Ohio

      thanks @Janhorner and @annaw for your valuable comments :)

    • Alex Jose profile imageAUTHOR

      Alex Jose 

      6 years ago from Cleveland, Ohio

      The Scientific America magazine January 2012 edition has a detailed report on the above topic and the research associated with it.....

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      Janhorner 

      6 years ago

      Hi,

      I liked you article very much.

      I use to be a smoker and give up around 10 years ago. So glad I did. I work in a hospital in the UK and see smoke related patients admitted because of breathing problems or lung cancers, strokes and heart disease.

      I sincerely hope that anyone who smokes and reads your article will perhaps be swayed to think about giving up.

      Have a lovely day,

      Jan

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      annaw 

      6 years ago from North Texas

      Please tell me where I can find this information, I would love to read it.

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