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COMMUNITY COMMENTARY: The danger next door: Drifting tobacco smoke in multi-unit housing

The dangers of secondhand smoke are again back in the spotlight. According to the 2010 U.S. Surgeon General’s report on tobacco, there is no safe level of exposure to tobacco smoke, and that includes secondhand smoke. The report also states that damage from tobacco smoke is immediate since chemicals in tobacco smoke reach your lungs […]