Cigarette Smoke Effects On Plants?

ellen at ellen at
Sun Jan 25 17:18:17 EST 1998

In article <34CB4357.267E at>,
Eric  <nsraot at> wrote:
>ellen at wrote:
>> I can tell you anecdotally that I've had healthy houseplants all my life
>> and have been smoking for over 40 years. (And I'm also healthy, btw. :-) )
>Fortunate you.  I spend my life working on tobacco issues and the cruel
>facts are these: (i) cigarette company products kill one out of every
>two long term users; (ii) those from developed countries who die from
>their smoking lose, on average, 16 years of life; and (iii)  half of
>those killed by cigarette company products will die in middle age, with
>an average loss of life of 23 years.
>While we all know anecdotally someone who has smoked for a long time and
>appear well, they are by far the exception.  I hope your luck holds out.

But your life would be so empty if we all stopped smoking -- couldn't
do that to you.

Btw, your 'factoids' above are totally meaningless. But you knew that.

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