Clearing the Air in Enclosed
Public and Work Places
The following visuals and speaking points provide an overview of the most salient issues surrounding secondhand smoke.
There is no longer genuine debate in the scientific community about the health effects of secondhand smoke. With the exception of a few scientists who have financial ties to the tobacco industry, the scientific community agrees that secondhand smoke is a major cause of preventable death and disease.
Today, the question about secondhand smoke is not whether to protect nonsmokers, but when and how. This presentation covers the major areas of activity relating to protecting nonsmokers in enclosed public places and workplaces.