Addressing tobacco use in our society

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Smokeless Tobacco is not Safe Tobacco

Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley speaks about legislation that would regulate tobacco for the first time ever and address a nefarious new product being marketed to children: tobacco candy:

More on 3rd-Hand Smoke

From WebMD: Tobacco smoke residue lurking in carpets, upholstered furniture, and on other everyday surfaces can react with common chemicals in indoor air to form cancer-causing substances, according to a new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Tobacco smoke residue on everyday surfaces has recently been dubbed “thirdhand” smoke. Researchers say [...]