Secondhand Smoke

Secondhand Smoke
Secondhand smoke can be as harmful as actually smoking a cigarette. Even when you think you are protecting yourself from secondhand smoke, you can be affected in many different ways. 


effects of second hand smoke
Learn more about secondhand smoke and its harmful impacts on health.

protect your home
There are steps you can take if secondhand smoke is entering your home.

protect your kids
Secondhand smoke is harmful to children’s health. 

Public Places & Workplaces
Learn where smoking is prohibited and how smoke-free policies lead to a healthier workforce.

Glantz, S.A. & Parmley, W., Passive Smoking and Heart Disease: Epidemiology, Physiology, and Biochemistry, (1991) 1-12. Taylor, A., Johnson, D. & Kazemi, H., Environmental Tobacco Smoke and Cardiovascular Disease, ( 1992) pp. 699-702. 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, The Health Consequences of Involuntary Exposure to Tobacco Smoke: A Report of the Surgeon General, (2006).