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    Re: A New Cigarette Hazard: ‘Third-Hand Smoke’

    The idea of third hand smoke is plausable but the conclusion seems pretty one sided or dramatic if you will.

    Fact: pollutants are in the air and cause a hazard.
    Fact: Pollutants are in the water and cause a hazard.
    Fact: Crispy Bacon can cause cancer.

    No matter who you are you are going to come in contact with something that is harmful to you. Sitting around being paranoid about 2nd hand or 3rd hand smoke is silly.

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    Re: A New Cigarette Hazard: ‘Third-Hand Smoke’

    Quote Originally Posted by RightinNYC View Post
    http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/03/he...3smoke.html?em

    Very interesting. Thoughts?

    (Before people post something about how smoking is evil and should be a crime or how this is fascism seeking to take away your constitutional right to smoke a boge in your own house, take a second to realize that this isn't a political issue, it's a scientific one).
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    Re: A New Cigarette Hazard: ‘Third-Hand Smoke’

    In the grand scheme of things and what's really hazardous to human health this is small potatoes. I'm certainly not going to worry about it or stop kissing my boyfriend when he comes in from smoking his cig outside.
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    Re: A New Cigarette Hazard: ‘Third-Hand Smoke’

    I'd be shocked if these particles caused anything more than bad breath or smell. At this point it seems like hysteria to me.
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    Re: A New Cigarette Hazard: ‘Third-Hand Smoke’

    Quote Originally Posted by Indy View Post
    I'd be shocked if these particles caused anything more than bad breath or smell. At this point it seems like hysteria to me.



    If your cigarette is giving ME bad breath, we gotta talk.
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    Re: A New Cigarette Hazard: ‘Third-Hand Smoke’

    Quote Originally Posted by Indy View Post
    I'd be shocked if these particles caused anything more than bad breath or smell. At this point it seems like hysteria to me.
    So the newspaper piece citing scientific examination is wrong and you know this intuitively without one iota of science to support you? Logical.

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    Re: A New Cigarette Hazard: ‘Third-Hand Smoke’

    Quote Originally Posted by Family Guy View Post
    So the newspaper piece citing scientific examination is wrong and you know this intuitively without one iota of science to support you? Logical.


    what scientific examination was that exactly?
    You should try to remember, ideas are conveyed by researching information, vetting sources, and confirming said information. Not by regurgitating talking points given to you by your "news" station.
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    Re: A New Cigarette Hazard: ‘Third-Hand Smoke’

    Tucker Case - Tard magnet.

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    Re: A New Cigarette Hazard: ‘Third-Hand Smoke’

    Quote Originally Posted by Reverend_Hellh0und View Post
    what scientific examination was that exactly?
    If you had bothered to read the story associated with the opening post you would already know, wouldn't you? It's not a long piece perhaps you'll take a moment and read it before injecting your point of view?
    Doctors from Mass General Hospital for Children in Boston coined the term “third-hand smoke” to describe these chemicals in a new study that focused on the risks they pose to infants and children. The study was published in this month’s issue of the journal Pediatrics.
    And this too. Let me guess you don't consider Mass General and Harvard Medical School as legitimate scientific institutions?
    “Everyone knows that second-hand smoke is bad, but they don’t know about this,” said Dr. Jonathan P. Winickoff, the lead author of the study and an assistant professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School.
    http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/03/he...e.html?_r=1&em

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    Re: A New Cigarette Hazard: ‘Third-Hand Smoke’

    Quote Originally Posted by Family Guy View Post
    If you had bothered to read the story associated with the opening post you would already know, wouldn't you? It's not a long piece perhaps you'll take a moment and read it before injecting your point of view?

    And this too. Let me guess you don't consider Mass General and Harvard Medical School as legitimate scientific institutions?

    http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/03/he...e.html?_r=1&em



    I read the story. you fail again.


    I find a blurb, and some dubious nonsense about some study suspect to say the least.



    Tell me what are the known "safe levels" of ETS?



    And also if you do a little more research on this junk science, they also state that breast feeding is still better than bottle feeding.... given thier "logic" one would assume that breast milk from a smoker poses some risks, or is it only microparticles on the couch?


    Junk science for the lunatic fringe to glom onto......
    You should try to remember, ideas are conveyed by researching information, vetting sources, and confirming said information. Not by regurgitating talking points given to you by your "news" station.
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