Even Third-hand Smoke Can Affect You
Researchers proved the dangers of secondhand smoke years ago. Breathing the smoke from other people smoking cigarettes can harm your health, just as smoking can.
And now there's evidence that third-hand smoke can cause problems too... being around the places and surfaces where people smoked also bears some risks.
A recent article by chemistry professor Peter DeCarlo at Drexel University lays out the issues. DeCarlo visits with a sketch of the research.