Secondhand smoke is a mixture of gases and fine particles that includes:
- Smoke from a burning tobacco product such as a cigarette, cigar, or pipe
- Smoke that has been exhaled or breathed out by the person or people smoking
- More than 7,000 chemicals, including hundreds that are toxic and about 70 that can cause cancer
Has your life been affected by cigarette smoking? Are you a former smoker? Did you quit for personal health reasons? How long did you smoke? Are you a current smoker? Do you know someone who died after years of smoking? We are always looking for new stories for our Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Blog. You NEVER know when your story could help someone else and encourage them to stop smoking. Send us your contact information below so we can tell YOUR story.
The Tennessee Tobacco Quit Line is an excellent resource. Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW!
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