- More than 58 million nonsmokers in the US—including 15 million children ages 3-11—are exposed to secondhand smoke, according to the latest CDC Vital Signs.
- Exposure to secondhand smoke kills more than 41,000 adult nonsmokers each year from heart disease and lung cancer and more than 400 infants from sudden infant death syndrome.
- Proven interventions, including adoptingsmoke-free policies for public and residential buildings, can reduce secondhand smoke exposure.
Interested in learning more? Join us for a Town Hall Teleconference on Tuesday, February 10, at 2–3 pm (EST).