What does cigar smoke contain?

Cigar smoke, like cigarette smoke, contains over a thousand chemicals many of which cause cancer. They cause cancer proportional to how much of the chemicals are absorbed in the mouth ( oral cavity cancers) or inhaled as some cigar smoke is always inhaled.

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