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What does pipe tobacco smoke contain?

All tobacco products contain over a thousand chemicals many of which cause cancer. Pipe tobacco is no different than cigarette tobacco. It causes cancer proportional to how much is absorbed and where it is absorbed. If inhaled it can cause lung cancer. Pipe smoking is associated with a high incidence of cancer of the lip and oral cavity.

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