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passive smoking

the inhalation of smoke from other people's cigarettes by a nonsmoker
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In this recent study, researchers attempted to estimate the number of children adversely affected by involuntary smoking.
Past cases dealing with involuntary smoking in the workplace have obtained a variety of legal relief, including workers' compensation,(26) disability benefits,(27) and unemployment insurance.
Other studies on passive or involuntary smoking suggest that there may be no safe level of such exposure.
The EPA also reports that involuntary smoking causes as many as 1,000,000 additional and more severe asthma attacks in young children who already have the condition.
In 1986 the Surgeon General of the United States reported that involuntary smoking can cause lung cancer in nonsmokers.
Second-hand smoking, passive smoking, involuntary smoking or exposure to environmental tobacco smoke all refer to the phenomena of breathing another person's smoke.
In 1972, the Surgeon General characterized involuntary smoking (secondhand smoke) as hazardous.
Involuntary smoking related diseases and health outcomes: India has generated evidence on risks due to involuntary tobacco smoke being a cause of lung cancer (55), worsening of asthma in children (56), adolescents (57) and women (58), respiratory infections in young children (59), and low birth weight (60):
ASH claim that 30 people in Wales will die this year from involuntary smoking.