There is a common misconception that the strength of the cigarettes depend on their thickness, i.e. the thinner the cigarette, the weaker. In fact, the thickness of the cigarette affects only the amount of tobacco. The main indicator of the fortress - the amount of nicotine and tar that enter the body during Smoking. Other indicators of the fortress are the ratio of different types of tobacco in the mixture, the presence or absence of aromatic fillers, the density of filling, the air permeability of paper and type of cigarette filter.
For the production of cigarettes is used of a mixture of tobacco of different varieties, each of them has its own indicators of strength. Mixing reduces the original qualities of tobacco, changing the strength of the cigarettes.
The use of additional flavors and low density cigarette casings gives the cigarettes a unique smell and taste and reduce the amount of tobacco. It allows manufacturers to make cigarette lighter. Accordingly, the strongest cigarettes are those that don't use additional supplements.
The cigarette filter can affect the fortress, depending on the type of design and materials used. Good filter holds an impressive amount of tar, nicotine, micro particles of smoke and other harmful substances. Pinholes, which are arranged around the filter, improve air permeability, hindering the penetration of various substances into the body of the smoker.
The strength of the cigarette can be determined by inspection of a cigarette pack. The main color of the package indicates the fortress of tobacco products. The darker the packet the stronger cigarettes. Packing in black or red color indicates the high strength of the products.
Tutu blue and other shades talking about light cigarettes. The lightweight products are marked with silver or gray color. Extra light cigarette can be found in packs, all-white. The presence of the green colors on cigarette packaging indicates that the presence of menthol flavor.
On all cigarette packs provides information about the amount of nicotine and tar in smoke of one cigarette, this information is easiest to find on the side of the package. These indicators can range from 0.1 to 1 mg of nicotine and 1 to 20 mg of resin, it depends on the specific brand of cigarettes. The lower this ratio is, the easier it is for cigarettes. It is worth considering that the product without the filter contains much more nicotine and tar than cigarettes with filters.