Tobacco is a preventable killer. APHA champions efforts to help Americans live tobacco-free, including laws that create smoke-free workplaces and policies that make it easier for smokers to quit.
A CDC Vital Signs report finds 58 million people are exposed to secondhand smoke. While some progress has been made, seven in 10 black children are exposed to secondhand smoke. So are nearly half of all black nonsmokers and more than a third of nonsmokers living in rental housing.
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