Is thirdhand smoke harmful?

Through thirdhand smoke, people can be exposed to the same toxins found in tobacco smoke. Low levels of toxins can build up to dangerous levels in the body. This can cause learning problems for children.

If you have thirdhand smoke on your clothes and then cuddle your baby, your baby can breathe in these toxins. Babies have tiny lungs and breathe rapidly, so more tobacco toxins get into their bodies.

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