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secondhand-smoke

Definitions

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  • n. Attributive form of secondhand smoke

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Examples

  • Smoking and secondhand-smoke exposure damage your lungs, blood vessels, and heart, and make it much more likely that you will suffer from heart or lung disease at some time in your life.

    Our Bodies, Ourselves: Pregnancy and Birth

  • Dr. Siegel agrees 30 minutes of secondhand-smoke exposure causes measurable changes to blood flow -- but research shows those changes are temporary, with circulation returning to normal within hours.

    Informed Reader

  • In 2000, Kam Wong, a dealer who had worked for the Claridge Casino Hotel for 10 years, was awarded $150,000 from a workers' compensation claim for lost wages and medical expenses because of secondhand-smoke exposure that contributed to her lung cancer.

    Phillies Zone

  • His medal was revoked, although he won it back after mounting a secondhand-smoke defense.

    Cannabis Culture Magazine

  • Rebagliati ultimately got his gold medal back not because of the secondhand-smoke defense, but because an arbitration panel decided the I.O.C. hadn't explicitly banned marijuana and the anti-doping rules of the International Ski Federation (or F.I.S., which oversees snowboarding) were written too vaguely.

    Cannabis Culture Magazine

  • How long would it take her to secondhand-smoke three cigarettes if there are eight customers, four of whom smoke continually and the other four smoke only half the time?

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  • The Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids projects that state taxpayers spend $113 million a year on health-care expenditures related to secondhand-smoke exposure.

    Augusta Free Press

  • Further, the "thirdhand smoke" nonsense is purely anecdotal, the result of surveys of people whose opinions were formed primary by secondhand-smoke media coverage.

    Vail Daily - Top Stories

  • You don't hear secondhand-smoke nonsense in Europe.

    Vail Daily - Top Stories

  • I usually dislike this phrase, but it was the "liberal media" that perpetuated the secondhand-smoke bunk.

    Vail Daily - Top Stories

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