The UK Smoking Ban

Here is a chance for people of all shades of opinion to discuss the rights and wrongs of the UK smoking ban.
 
HomeCalendarFAQSearchMemberlistUsergroupsRegisterLog in

Share | 
 

 Passive smoking

Go down 
AuthorMessage
be_map1512



Posts : 512
Join date : 2010-10-14

PostSubject: Passive smoking   Tue Oct 19, 2010 3:06 am

Passive smoking is the inhalation of smoke, called secondhand smoke (SHS) or environmental tobacco smoke (ETS), from tobacco products used by others. It occurs when tobacco smoke permeates any environment, causing its inhalation by people within that environment. Scientific evidence shows that exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke causes disease, disability, and death.[1][2][3][4]

Passive smoking has played a central role in the debate over the harms and regulation of tobacco products. Since the early 1970s, the tobacco industry has been concerned about passive smoking as a serious threat to its business interests;[5] harm to "innocent bystanders" was perceived as a motivator for stricter regulation of tobacco products. Despite an early awareness of the likely harms of secondhand smoke, the tobacco industry coordinated to engineer a scientific controversy with the aim of forestalling regulation of their products.[6] Currently, the health risks of secondhand smoke are a matter of scientific consensus, and these risks have been one of the major motivations for smoking bans in workplaces and indoor public places, including restaurants, bars and night clubs.

increase website traffic
web design london
Back to top Go down
View user profile
SeanBen



Posts : 10
Join date : 2012-03-02
Age : 28

PostSubject: Re: Passive smoking   Thu Apr 25, 2013 4:48 am

Equally harmful is this passive smoke, this smoke affects Very Happy the person very badly and causes same breathing problems that are being cause to any other smoker.
Back to top Go down
View user profile http://www.atmosrx.com/
 
Passive smoking
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» Express:MADDIE MCCANN: THE SMOKING GUN?...cig stumps Zzzzzzzzzzzzz
» Was MaddieMcCann stalked?
» Haleigh Cummings Investigation: Is the 'Smoking Gun' a Soaking Blanket?
» Canadians have a long way to go to meet new marijuana use guidelines

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
The UK Smoking Ban :: Smoking Ban & Smoking Related Issues :: Freedom, Choice, Rights-
Jump to: