Second hand smoke is the name for the sickening, poisonous smoke given off by burning tobacco - in cigarettes, roll-ups, pipes or cigars. Breathing in other people's tobacco smoke is called 'passive smoking'. The tobacco industry claims that smokers have a right to smoke. But non...
What is secondhand smoke?
Secondhand smoke is also known as environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) or passive smoke. It is a mixture of 2 forms of smoke that come from burning tobacco: sidestream smoke (smoke that comes from the end of a lighted cigarette, pipe, or...
10 facts on second-hand smoke
Tobacco use kills more than five million people every year – more than HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined. If current trends continue, tobacco use could kill more than eight million people per year by 2030, and up to one...
The Health Consequences of Involuntary Exposure to Tobacco Smoke: A Report of the Surgeon General, U.S. Department of Health and...
Second hand smoke and pets
Posted by sonomapets in Cats, Dogs, Featured Articles, Pets on May 12, 2010 | no responses
Amid growing evidence that secondhand smoke is causing cancers and possibly a range of other health problems in pets, more groups are intensifying efforts to...
If secondhand smoke substantially impairs a disabled person in a place of public accommodation
(e.g., a restaurant, hotel, school, store, museum,
community center or homeless shelter),
requires the facility to make itself accessible
disabled person by making...