You wouldn’t accept anything deadly being added to your food, so why accept the chemicals secondhand smoke brings your way?
high octane motor fuel
radioactive uranium ore
hazardous waste sites
--U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The Health Consequences of Smoking—50 Years of Progress: A Report of the Surgeon General, 2014.
--U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. How Tobacco Smoke Causes Disease: The Biology and Behavioral Basis for Smoking-Attributable Disease: A Report of the Surgeon General.
--National Toxicology Program. Tobacco-Related Exposures. In: Report on Carcinogens. Fourteenth Edition. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, National Toxicology Program.
Secondhand smoke contains thousands of chemicals, 69 of which can cause cancer. 1
Nonsmokers exposed to secondhand smoke at work increase their lung cancer risk by 20–30%. 1
Secondhand smoke has killed 2.5 million non-smokers since 1964. 1