The Alliance of Boulder County
on Tobacco and Health

Tobacco as a Problem for Nonsmokers

This page contains links to recent media articles about tobacco and its many effects on nonsmokers -

An excellent disucssion about how the American Disabilities Act (ADA) applies (or at least should) to people with health conditions that require they avoid tobacco smoke is at GASP of Colorado's Education Center -

The Hazards of Secondhand Smoke

And - it is worth keeping in mind some of the reasons for our concern about tobacco use in public places -

Nonsmokers face a variety of serious risks from exposure to other people's tobacco smoke. According to the Centers for Disease Control, secondhand tobacco smoke smoke:

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