It’s a secondhand smoke, also known as environmental smoke is the emanation *- snuff expelled by smokers, the end product of combustion of a cigarette, snuff or pipe. The last puff for cigarettes has many harmful chemicals other than nicotine, and anyone who wants the vapor is considered an involuntary or passive smoking.
In each cigarette you can find 4800 chemicals, most of them undesirable in terms of health. The substances most studied so far, by its negative effects on the body, are carbon monoxide, tar and cyanic acid.
Did you know:
- Children who aspire secondhand smoke are highly likely to suffer from pneumonia, bronchitis and ear infections.
- The children of parents who smoke are likely to develop asthma. If not present, are common choking attacks.
- Each year, 300,000 cases of infections, such as bronchitis and pneumonia in infants under 18 months who aspire secondhand smoke-are roughly between 7,500 and 15,000 hospitalizations.
You can protect your life and your family away from home, be sure your child is in school and day care programs absolutely free of cigarette smoke.