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Protect Yourself from Secondhand Smoke

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This brightly colored poster features information on how secondhand smoke exposure affects nonsmokers' health. Exposure to secondhand smoke causes heart disease, lung cancer, and breathing problems for adults, and weaker lungs and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) in infants.

There’s No Such Thing as a No Smoking Section

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This poster communicates that no amount of secondhand smoke exposure is safe and lists ways in which people may be exposed to secondhand smoke and not realize it. Eliminating exposure indoors is the only way to adequately protect yourself. Ventilation and filtration will not protect you—neither will simply sitting in a no-smoking section.

Secondhand Smoke Is Dangerous to Children

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This poster includes information on how secondhand smoke exposure affects infants and children, causing sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), lung problems, ear infections, and more severe asthma.

Secondhand Smoke Is Toxic

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This poster features information on the health effects of some of the more than 4,000 chemicals contained in secondhand smoke, including cancer-causing chemicals like formaldehyde and benzene, toxic metals like arsenic and cadmium, and poisonous gases like carbon monoxide and hydrogen cyanide.

Disclaimer: Data and findings provided on this page reflect the content of this particular Surgeon General's Report. More recent information may exist elsewhere on the Smoking & Tobacco Use Web site (for example, in fact sheets, frequently asked questions, or other materials that are reviewed on a regular basis and updated accordingly).


 
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