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How does my smoking affect the people around me?

Think of the people around you when you smoke. By breathing in your exhaled smoke -- your second-hand smoke -- in effect, they're smoking too. They face the same health risks you do, whether they like it or not. And studies show that children are particularly vulnerable to problems caused by second-hand smoke.

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