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Secondhand smoke poses problems

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When one walks past a smoker, the smell of the chemicals can be overwhelming to those who don’t indulge in the habit.

And it can also be harmful. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, secondhand smoke causes an estimated 46,000 premature deaths from heart disease each year in the United States among nonsmokers. The CDC also emphasizes that secondhand smoke increases the risk of lung cancer among nonsmokers.

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