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  • Experts Discuss Secondhand Smoke Exposure and Adverse Childhood Experiences in Home Environments

    Secondhand smoke exposure is not safe in any amount. In the United States, smoke exposure is most common among children ages 3 to 11 years, African Americans, people living below the federal poverty level, and those who rent housing. In multi-unit housing (MUH), smoke travels anywhere air can be exchanged, leading to involuntary secondhand smoke exposure. To address this unequal exposure, tobacco control advocates promote smoke-free MUH policies to eliminate secondhand smoke in one of the last indoor places where smoking is still allowed—the home.

  • States Adopt Legislation Prohibiting Smoking in Cars with Children

    Exposure to second-hand smoke is harmful to all individuals, and it poses particular risks for children.

  • Member Spotlight: Raul Pino

    In December 2015, Raul Pino, MD, was appointed commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Public Health by Gov.