Advocacy In Action - 16 September 2022


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Heart Foundation National CEO Mr David Lloyd makes heartening commitment to public health

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Toxic tobacco chemicals can linger in homes and on pets ‘for years’

Scientists at the US Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California recently studied the amount of chemicals in the home of a smoker. The results found levels of chemicals that exceeded California’s safety guidelines, which pose potential long-term health risks for non-smokers in homes contaminated with third-hand tobacco smoke. The toxic smoke particles can remain on clothes, surfaces, toys, car upholstery, and even on the fur of household pets.

The dangers of third-hand smoke


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