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Filtered vs. Unfiletered Cigarettes

Before the 1950s, all cigarettes were sold without filters. At the time, no health risks were associated with smoking and cigarettes were not considered dangerous. During the 1950s, however, cigarettes were linked to a greater risk of lung cancer. The filtered cigarette was the industry’s solution to eliminating public concern over cigarette safety. What does the Filter? The purpose of … Continue reading Continue reading

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