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Is there anything in cigarettes besides nicotine that makes them addictive? Not talking about the habit part of smoking.

I do not want a lecture on how bad smoking is please (I don't smoke). I was just curious if anyone knew if other chemicals were added to make the addiction worse. I know about the cancer causing end, etc. I also do not want to start a pro/con war about smoking, please...

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Beside nicotine there is tar, carbon monoxide and phenols are common chemicals that make you an addict. There are more than 4000 ingredients in a cigarette other than tobacco and 43 of these can cause cancer.

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TksTOM. What I was trying to find out is if different brands of cigs have different chemicals added, thus, either on purpose or by accident, making it harder to quit some brands than others. Leaving the type of filter out of the equation, our discussion group is seeking this answer from various forums and I got Ask. Thanks.
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