Summary of recent scientific findings concludes cigars are not a safe alternative to cigarettes, and that both cause addiction, cancer, and secondhand smoke.
Scientific paper estimates the effects of cigars; covers the death caused, not disease.
Fully footnoted factsheets on use and effects.
Since cigars don't have the warnings, taxes, ad restrictions of cigarettes, a customer could get the idea they're a safe alternative; this item summarizes the research showing why they're not.
Article examines promotion and marketing of cigars, and briefly lists their health effects.
Information from the American Cancer Society on cigar trends, constituents of cigar smoke, cancer disease and deaths caused by cigars, other health effects of cigars, and secondhand cigar smoke.
AMA report summarizes findings from a scientific conference, including cigars cause nicotine addiction and lung cancer.
Cigar smoking has become trendy in the past few years, but no warning has been placed on the labels to show the health risks involved. They can involve head and neck cancers rather than lung cancer. Collection of articles outlines the effects and proposed warnings.
Recent research shows that cigars and pipe smoking have nearly the same adverse effects on periodontal health and tooth loss as cigarette smoking.
Summary of June 1999 article in the New England Journal of Medicine covers what cigars do to the heart, lungs, and throat.