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Consumer Reports: Ban Smoking in Homes and Cars

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In conjunction with April Healthy Homes Month and May Asthma Awareness Month, Consumer Reports published an article on how to make a home healthy by reducing air pollutants. Included in the recommendation is to ban smoking in the home and cars, since secondhand smoke is a major indoor pollutant. 

Consumer Reports highlighted that indoor air pollutants are “especially worrisome for people with allergies or asthma, … and irritate the eyes, nose and throat or cause headaches.