Secondhand tobacco smoke is extremely toxic; when you breathe it you are exposed to more than 50 cancer-causing agents. These toxins also poison your airways, making you cough and making it harder for you to breathe. Long-term exposure to tobacco smoke causes asthma, pneumonia, ear and sinus infections, reduced stamina for sports, and eventually heart disease and cancer.

We do not think people are deliberately trying to injure you, but they may be unaware of the potential that their smoking has to harm your health. Perhaps you can share this with them when they are smoking around you. Because smoke is a gas, trying to restrict it to a particular room doesn’t really work.

It is not rude to want to safeguard your health. If people take their cigarettes outside like a lot of them are being forced to do now, thank them for being considerate of your needs. If they don’t, it would be sensible for you to leave the room whenever they light up.

The makers of Smoke Away can provide you with the information you need to supply others with in trying to get them to quit smoking. Click on this Smoke Away Link for more information.

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