National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Scientific Review of Tobacco Smoking

Status: Listed in the Report on Carcinogens (RoC)

Primary Uses or Exposures: The primary source of tobacco smoke is cigarettes but it is also produced from pipes and cigars. Approximately 34% of persons in the United States (over 12 years) use tobacco products.

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