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Babies’ Lungs Could be Vulnerable to ‘Thirdhand’ Smoke

Tobacco smoke toxins that linger on surfaces, called ‘thirdhand’ smoke, may pose a danger to developing babies’ lungs, according to researchers at Harbor UCLA Medical Center. …

Australia Hopes to Become First Country to Require Plain Packaging for Cigarettes

Legislation proposed by the Australian government would make it the first country to require plain packaging for cigarettes, outlawing all colors, logos and promotional text. …

New ‘Smoke-Free’ Certification for Colleges

Colleges can now officially be certified “smoke-free” by a health-education organization, The New York Times reports. …

Tobacco

What is Tobacco? Tobacco is an agricultural crop. What does it look like? Brown cut up leaves. How is it used? Tobacco is usually smoked. Sometimes tobacco leaves are “dipped” or “chewed” so the nicotine is absorbed via the gums. …

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