Facts about Thirdhand Smoke
- Thirdhand smoke can be inhaled, ingested or absorbed.
- Thirdhand smoke and its effects linger long after the act of smoking has passed.
- Thirdhand smoke differs from secondhand smoke because it is the remaining particles that are deposited in the air and surface even after the cigarette has been extinguished.
- The chemicals derived from smoking remain on clothes, hair, furniture, carpeting or other surfaces.
- Children and hospitality workers are most vulnerable to the toxic effects of tobacco smoke residue.
- Thirdhand Smoke Shown to Cause Health Problems
- Cigarette Smoke Toxins Deposited on Surfaces: Implications for Human Health
- Thirdhand Smoke and Exposure in California Hotels
- Thirdhand Smoke Beliefs of Parents
- Children’s Exposure to Secondhand and Thirdhand Smoke Carcinogens and Toxicants in Homes of Hookah Smokers
- Berkeley Lab Confirms Thirdhand Smoke Causes DNA Damage
- Thirdhand Smoke: A Select Bibliography of Recent Studies
- Clearing the Air of Thirdhand Smoke– UCTV Prime
- Thirdhand Smoke– Abc News
- Thirdhand Smoke– Today
- Dangers of Thirdhand Smoke– WLJA
- Dangers from Thirdhand Smoke– American Academy of Pediatrics
- Thirdhand Smoke Affects Your Baby– Pregnancy.org
- Facts About Thirdhand Smoke: Protecting Your Property from Damage and Yourself from Liability-Smoke-free House Registry
- Thirdhand Smoke in Apartments and Condos: Recommendations for Landlords and Property Managers– American’s for Nonsmoker’s Rights
In The News
- Investigating Link between Thirdhand Smoke and Cancer
- New Test Kit Allows Property Owners & Managers to Check for Nicotine Smoke Contamination
- Thirdhand Smoke: Toxic Airborne Pollutants Linger Long After the Smoke Clears
- Thirdhand Smoke Is Real—And Risky to Your Health
- Study: Third-Hand Smoke Exposure As Deadly As Smoking
- Thirdhand Smoke Poses Lingering Danger
- A New Cigarette Hazard: ‘Thirdhand Smoke’