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Thread #97990   Message #1935495
Posted By: Alice
13-Jan-07 - 04:06 PM
Thread Name: BS: smoking in uk pubs
Subject: RE: BS: smoking in uk pubs
Smoking is the leading cause of preventable death and disability in the U.S. Imagine how much suffering as well as health care costs we would save if people did not breathe in tobacco smoke. Children who grow up around it have long term effects.

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Surgeon General. Koop bolstered his campaign by issuing a report in 1986, entitled The Health Consequences of Involuntary Smoking, that portrayed second-hand smoke not simply as an annoyance but as a quantifiable health risk to non-smokers, especially children.