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Second Hand Marijuana Smoke And Babies
Is second hand marijuana smoke like second hand ciigeratte smoke ..if exposed to marijuana smoke but you don't smoke it ..will it enter your system.?
Yes: All those who inhale even small amounts of smoke will have ash deposits in their nasal passages that can leak canabanoids into your system. The amount may or may not reach a level detected by usual testing methods.(Depending on your proximity to the users and the duration of exposure) ...Read more
Since second hand smoke is dangerous to non smokers , but is second hand smoke dangerous to smokers themselves?
Yes: Cigarette smoke carries lots of carcinogens and is toxic to smokers and non smokers alike, regardless of who "owns" it. Don't smoke and stay away from places where people do. ...Read more
Risks less but there: While the odds are less, secondhand smoke has been linked to the development of emphysema and heart disease, just like smoking. So not as intensely risky as smoking, but still risky. People who live with smokers do need to be careful and mind their own health. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Minimal: The second hand smoke, a much smaller concentration than directly inhaled smoke from a cigarette, will coat the interior lining of the lung and little will be exhaled. The solution: don't smoke around your kids (go outside) or quit altogether for the sake of your health (do you want to be sickly or perhaps die before your kids grow up?). ...Read more
Hard to Say: I know of no research indicating either the safety or the dangers of Second-Hand Smoke from E-Cigs. At the very least consider the courtesy of inflicting your vapors on others. ...Read more
Increased Illness: The effect of second hand smoke on children is well documented.It has proportionally greater effect on the younger children where it can double or triple the risk of respiratory disease.(ear, sinus infections, bronchitis, pneumonia)the effect is seen even at low smoke levels such that a chronic smoker would not be able to smell the smoke.Problems skyrocket if they smoke with kids present. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hard to say: I have not seen any clinical trials that prove there is an effect, but i imagine a direct effect would be difficult to prove because there are so many other variables that affect pregnancy outcomes. It would also be impossible to measure how much smoke baby was exposed to. But i think you can assume it is not helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: At low concentrations.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: Health and child-welfare workers say the smoke is invading the bodies of addicts’ children, who are testing positive for meth after they’re taken out of their homes. Archive.Tobacco.Org/news/217103.Html secondhand meth smoke local children test positive for the drug as users fill the air with their toxins jump to full article: medford (or) mail-tribune, 2006-02-12. ...Read more
No research: We have research that clearly shows that patients who smoke have more rapid progression of their cataracts. We do not know if second-hand smoke can have that same affect. Certainly the harm in terms of lung disease, cancer and heart disease is clearly proven though. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Second hand smoke (regardless of location) has been proven to be a risk factor for lung cancer and other lung diseases. When parents smoke, their exposed children are also at risk for asthma and respiratory infections, including otitis media (ear infections). While smoking outdoors may decrease exposure, no amount of exposure should be considered safe. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Just as bad: Second hand smoke has been proved to be a risk factor for lung cancer and other lung diseases. The risk increases linearly with exposure. When parents smoke, their exposed children are at an increased risk for asthma, respiratory infections, and otitis media (ear infections). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: 1) Ecig produce vapor not smoke. Tobacco smoke has over 4000 ingredients. Ecig vapor has only what's in the liquid used - glycerine and nicotine if flavorless. 2) The expression "second-hand smoke" is a very effective piece of anti-smoking propaganda used all the time by public health officials and physicians yet there is absolutely no scientific evidence to support it's existence. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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