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Is smoking in a car with children bad?
37 doctors weighed in

Dr. Joseph Roosth
Internal Medicine
22 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Yes, yes. Yes. There is no question that second hand smoke is extremely dangerous and the more enclosed a space the more intense the exposure.

In brief: Yes
Yes, yes. Yes. There is no question that second hand smoke is extremely dangerous and the more enclosed a space the more intense the exposure.
Dr. Joseph Roosth
Dr. Joseph Roosth
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Dr. Rick Kirschner
General Practice
5 doctors agree
In brief: If you love them yes
Second hand smoke is proven toxic to people.
And it's much harder on children. Force them to smoke with you in a closed environment, you increase their risk for all kinds of health problems. Want your children to have asthma, or worse? Thousands of children die every year from exposure to tobacco smoke. Many states are banning this outright, and i for one wish to see it in all 50 states.

In brief: If you love them yes
Second hand smoke is proven toxic to people.
And it's much harder on children. Force them to smoke with you in a closed environment, you increase their risk for all kinds of health problems. Want your children to have asthma, or worse? Thousands of children die every year from exposure to tobacco smoke. Many states are banning this outright, and i for one wish to see it in all 50 states.
Dr. Rick Kirschner
Dr. Rick Kirschner
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Dr. Ratna Dhingra
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Terrible
it is in a closed environment,sticks to clothes and interior of the car even if the child was not there at the time.
results in bronchial conditions,flare up of asthma

In brief: Terrible
it is in a closed environment,sticks to clothes and interior of the car even if the child was not there at the time.
results in bronchial conditions,flare up of asthma
Dr. Ratna Dhingra
Dr. Ratna Dhingra
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Dr. Harold Mandel
General Practice
2 doctors agree
In brief: Child abuse
Yes, I would say smoking in a car with children is very bad and is actually a form of child abuse! The poor kids are being exposed to potentially deadly toxins with no way for them to take action to protect themselves from this.

In brief: Child abuse
Yes, I would say smoking in a car with children is very bad and is actually a form of child abuse! The poor kids are being exposed to potentially deadly toxins with no way for them to take action to protect themselves from this.
Dr. Harold Mandel
Dr. Harold Mandel
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Yes, they are then subject to second-hand smoke, which has been shown to cause respiratory illness, asthma and even an increased incidence of lung cancer later in life.

In brief: Yes
Yes, they are then subject to second-hand smoke, which has been shown to cause respiratory illness, asthma and even an increased incidence of lung cancer later in life.
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
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