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Tobacco is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States. Secondhand smoke causes cancer, heart disease, strokes, asthma and other diseases. There is no risk-free level of exposure to secondhand smoke. Reducing tobacco use and exposure promotes health and quality of life. Good tobacco-free policies:

  • Protect everyone from secondhand smoke.
  • Reduce costs for healthcare, employers and facility maintenance.
  • Reduce smoking among young adults.
  • Reduce waste and create a cleaner environment.

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