How many times have you made that comment? You and millions of others have probably laughed that away on hundreds of different occasions. Unfortunately, long after the false joviality, the addiction remains. Let's take a closer look at this problem. Smoking has an injurious effect on almost all body parts. We know it affects your lungs most adversely and even the most addicted smokers know the risk of cancer. But, there are other effects that you might not be aware of.