What Does Smoking Cigarettes Have to Do With Radioactive Radon Gas?

By Robbster

Tobacco research has discovered thousands of risks from the tar and chemicals in cigarettes.

Many people are not aware of just how many dangers there are from smoking tobacco, and this is one of those facts that is not widely known.

For over 40 years, tobacco researchers and tobacco corporations have known that cigarettes contain radionuclides.

Radioactive Radon Gas in CigarettesThe contamination is sourced in naturally occurring radioactive radon gas which is absorbed and trapped in apatite rock.

Apatite, or phosphate rock, is mined for the purpose of formulating the phosphate portion of most chemical fertilizers.

Polonium releases ionizing alpha radiation which is 20 times more harmful than either beta or gamma radiation when exposed to internal organs.



Bookmark and Share

Tags: , , , , , , ,

What do you think? Please enter your comments below.


No comments have been added to this post yet.

Enter Your Comment or Question:



Your e-mail address will not be displayed and will remain confidential.

By commenting here you grant CiggyFree.com a perpetual license to reproduce your words and submitted name/web site in attribution.

RSS feed for comments on this post | TrackBack URI



Page Protected by Copyscape - Do Not Copy  |  CiggyFree.com is © HeartCore Corporation 2004-2017

  • Search CiggyFree.com

    Bookmark and Share