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...
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...
The Health Consequences of Involuntary Exposure to Tobacco Smoke: A Report of the Surgeon General, U.S. Department of Health and...
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...
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...