01/14/2011 // Greensboro, NC, USA // Personal Injury Lawyers News // Nicole Howley

WebMD stated, “Thirdhand smoke, the nicotine residue that is left behind on furniture, walls, and carpeting after a cigarette has been smoked in a room, can become airborne a second time… The resulting particulates, a toxic mix of ozone and nicotine, are so small that they can easily penetrate into the deepest parts of the lung, and over time, scientists say, could contribute to breathing problems like asthma or even cancer.” More education and regulation is needed in the tobacco industry.

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