Pigs Blood Fags - Fact or Fiction?

#1
There is a 'news' story going around the internet that:

"Smokers may be getting a lot more than they bargain for when lighting up — like inhaling traces of pig’s blood. Pig hemoglobin is sometimes used in cigarette filters, according to recent Dutch research reported by The Daily Telegraph — a disclosure that is bound to upset many devout Muslims and Jews."

Interestingly, searches on the DT site for both pigs and cigarettes doesnt' bring anything up.
 
#2
What a waste of good "Black Pudding"
 
#3
Not a problem unless you're some weird veggie type person or believe some skyfairystory telling you to avoid the flesh of the pig.


mmmmm... bacon flavour cigs......
 
#4
Roadki11 said:
Not a problem unless you're some weird veggie type person or believe some skyfairystory telling you to avoid the flesh of the pig.


mmmmm... bacon flavour cigs......
I was rather hoping it was true, as it must be positively nanoseconds since the Muslims were outraged about something, and you know how they like to be outraged.
 
#6
That's it! Now we'll have to knock 20 minutes off the CFT time to counter the future increased healthiness of our opponents.
 
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#9
Steven said:
4,700 chemical compounds. 60 known carcinogens & 599 additives.

All that in one cigarette!
We go on about the price of cigarettes, but that seems quite good value. And packed into such a small container. :)
 
#10
Just had another thought on this.

Didn't the rumor of pig fat once cause a bit of ruckus that ended up with a few hundred muslims spread eagled over the business end of cannons? Those that weren't bayoneted or simply hanged that is.

Maybe we shouldn't rubbish the idea quite that quickly?
 
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