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2Make your home smoke free. Support smoke-free policies in your workplace
Also read:Health Matters – Second Hand Smoke
A smoke-free home, in which no one is allowed to smoke inside the house at any time under any circumstances, is more effective in protecting children from exposure to second-hand smoke than are partial restrictions. Smoking by the window, or in the doorway, does not make the home smoke-free.
Additional reduction of exposure to second-hand smoke is achievable by not smoking in cars and other private vehicles when children and non-smokers are present.