If secondhand smoke is the hazardous-to-your-health cloud that surrounds your smoker friends, then what is third-hand smoke? Basically, it's proof that even after the cigarette has been stubbed out, those toxins hang around. They can build up in carpets, on walls, even on clothes—and breathing them in can cause problems, especially for kids.
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