Study Reveals Unlisted Dangers of Smoking

February 15, 2015 5:37 AM

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Britain is considering ban on smoking in cars with children and according to the British government secondhand smoke leads to adverse health conditions, particularly in children. U.S. surgeon general’s website says “Damage from tobacco smoke is immediate. Tobacco smoke contains more than 7,000 chemicals and chemical compounds that reach your lungs every time you inhale.” In early February, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also released a Vital Signs report on secondhand smoke.

CDC states that 1 in 4 people in the U.S. are exposed to secondhand smoke. However, the figures have improved as, according to a 1999-2000 study, about 1 in 2 nonsmokers were exposed to secondhand smoke. About 20 million smoking related deaths have been recorded since the establishment of the U.S. s...

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