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Children in nonsmoking families have higher levels of secondhand exposure if they live in multifamily dwellings

Prior posts have noted some of the chemical and adverse health effects that arise from the smoking of tobacco; a recent post also discussed the science developed to date regarding so-called thirdhand smoke. Children who grow up in apartment buildings are more likely to inhale secondhand tobacco smoke...

Regulation of Chemicals in Consumer Products on the Rise

In recent years, manufacturers have seen a marked increase in state regulation of chemicals in consumer products. While the regulation of hazardous and toxic chemicals in consumer products is certainly not a new concept, particularly on the federal level, the proliferation of state regulation creates...