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TOBACCO COMPANIES CAN TELL THE TRUTH, BUT ONLY WHEN FORCED (PART 5)

A U.S. district court has ordered tobacco companies to issue and to pay for “corrective statements” in order to rectify decades of lying and manipulation.

Here is what you can expect on the Adverse Health Effects of Exposure to Secondhand Smoke:

A Federal Court has ruled that the Defendant tobacco companies deliberately deceived the American public about the health effects of secondhand smoke and has ordered those companies to make this statement. Here is the truth:

  • Secondhand smoke kills over 3,000 Americans every year.
  • Secondhand smoke causes lung cancer and coronary heart disease in adults who do not smoke.
  • Children exposed  to  secondhand  smoke  are  at  an increased risk  for  sudden  infant  death  syndrome (SIDS), acute respiratory infections, ear problems, severe asthma, and reduced lung function.
  • There is no safe level of exposure to secondhand smoke.

Check out the rest of our blog series “Tobacco Companies Can Tell the Truth, But Only When Forced” and tell us what you think on Facebook>

Part 1:  Adverse Health Effects of Smoking>

Part 2:Addictiveness of Smoking and Nicotine>

Part 3Lack of Significant Health Benefits from Smoking “Low Tar,”  “Light,”  “Ultra-Light,”  “Mild,” and “Natural” Cigarettes>

Part 4Manipulation of Cigarette Design and Composition to Ensure Optimum Nicotine Delivery>

 

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