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#1: What is secondhand smoke? Secondhand smoke is a mixture of gases and fine particles that includes: (1) smoke from a burning tobacco product such as a cigarette, cigar, or pipeand (2) smoke that has been exhaled or breathed out by the person or people smoking. Click here to learn more.

#2: What are e-cigarettes? E-cigarettes are a growing trend to substitute for cigarettes. These products are not currently regulated, and researchers are finding e-cigarette users experience diminished lung function, airway resistance and cellular changes, regardless of whether or not they currently (or ever) smoke cigarettes. Click here to learn more.