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‘Heat-not-burn’ cigarettes still release cancer-causing chemicals

NEW YORK: A new type of "heat-not-burn" cigarette releases some of the same cancer-causing chemicals found in traditional cigarette smoke, a recent experiment suggests. Researchers analyzed the chemical compounds and nicotine in smoke from traditional cigarettes and from the new devices, which are designed to heat disposable tobacco sticks and give users the taste of tobacco without the smoke or ash. The smoke released by this "heat-not-burn" cigarette had 84 percent of the nicotine found in traditional cigarettes,…