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Effect of cigarettes on passive smokers

I have heard even passive smokers are subjected to many health issues even though they don't smoke directly. What are the issues related to health that can occur in the passive smokers, and does it ...
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Is smoking during pregnancy harmful to child and mother?

In what way does smoking cigarettes by the mother affect the child and the mother during the pregnancy? What are further consequences it might have during the pregnancy and delivery of the baby?
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In what ways do studies indicate that smoking marijuana is detrimental to long-term health, if any?

I've heard a lot of conflicting information about the long-term effects. Could someone please clarify at least the proven risks? Note: I've decided to answer my own question, but I'd prefer to hear ...
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Does 'vaping' affect your lungs?

I feel as if the question to "vapes" is unclear whether or not if it is bad for your lungs. I have done plenty of research and have found people only talking about E-Cigarettes, leaving me in ...
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Is 2nd hand smoking worse than 1st hand smoking

I have heard many things about smoking and a main issue as of one being that 2nd hand smoking is worse than 1st hand smoking itself? (I do not smoke I am just around someone who does smoke) Is this ...
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Is "smokers lungs" a lie?

We've probably all seen photos of smokers' lungs compared to non-smokers lungs. For example: These images are commonly used in anti-smoking materials, at least in the US, and I've never had cause to ...
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E-cigarette. Making liquid vs. buying liquid

I see more and more e-cigarette users around me making their own liquid instead of buying industrial products already assembled. They use exactly the same components (glycerin, propylene glycol, ...
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Can overdoses occur from ingesting nicotine from cigarettes?

Is it possible to overdose on nicotine from cigarettes? How many cigarettes would one have to smoke to reach this point?
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Are there any studies on health effects of smoking once a month or less?

Are there any studies on health effects of smoking once a month or less? There's very little out there on very rare smokers, and as such I've been unable to find any studies along these lines for ...
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Are there any studies on health effects of pipe smoking once a week or less?

Are there any studies on health effects of pipe smoking once a week or less? There's very little out there on rare pipe smokers, and as such I've been unable to find any studies along these lines for ...
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