Menthol ciragettesSmoking is a very nasty habit which is one of the hardest to get rid of. Some people believe that smoking menthol cigarettes is linked to less harmful effects, and such perceptions are usually driven by advertisements of menthol cigarettes, filled with words ‘light’, ‘mild’, or ‘refreshing’. In real, it was found out that menthol cigarette tobacco is not less harmful, and the American Cancer Association specialists say that those who smoke menthol cigarettes actually have higher risks of lung cancer since menthol cigarettes have heavier effects on lungs. In addition, it is considered that quitting smoking menthol cigarettes is harder compared to quitting smoking usual cigarettes. However, those are not the only negative effects. According to the findings of a recent study, those who like smoking menthol cigarettes have higher risks of having a stroke, compared to those who smoke menthol-free cigarettes. Read the rest of this entry »