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Smokers Create Long-lasting Damage

Studies find that toxicity caused by second-hand smoke remains long after a smoker leaves the premises

By Frances Fernandes On MARCH 6, 2013

Researchers are finding that, long after a smoker leaves the premises, the toxicity caused by second-hand smoke remains and transforms into something even more deadly.

Relatively new research into Third-Hand Smoke (THS) – the remnants of cigarette smoke after it has dissipated into the air – is suggesting myriad harmful effects from exposure to the dust and to surfaces that have absorbed the microscopic particles of smoke.

http://ucrtoday.ucr.edu/12461