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    Whilst most smokers and the population in general accept that cigarettes expose the user to a high risk of many types of cancer, heart disease and COPD, what is often underestimated is the danger of second-hand smoke. What is Passive Smoking? First let’s consider what passive smoking is, as the two elements which comprise it might surprise you in terms of the risk associated with them. There are two distinct types of tobacco smoke. The first is mainstream smoke, and this is what the smoker exhales. The second is sidestream smoke which comes directly from the burning tip of a […]
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    Smokers across the UK will be neglecting their daily nicotine intake on Wednesday, 11th March 2015 as part of National No Smoking Day. Smoking is already banned in public venues, and a law is soon to be introduced banning the use of cigarettes in cars with young children. However, with children in mind, over two-thirds of the British public believe that smoking in the home should be banned in the presence of infants, as they are particularly vulnerable to the effects of second-hand smoke. Second-hand smoke contains more than 4,000 substances. Many of these are known to be a cause […]
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