Many smokers assume that smoking just a few cigarettes per day is not hazardous. However, recent research has found that smoking as few as 3 cigarettes daily roughly doubles the risk of heart attack and your chance of dying. The increased risk is much higher for women than men.
Some smokers who do not inhale when they smoke also think that they are safe from health damage. However, research has shown that they are also at an increased heart attack and death risk.
Please note this information was correct at time of printing.
For up to date information, speak to your doctor.Source: Autumn 2003 Edition | Page 3
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