There is no more question to the veracity of the ill effects of cigarettes to people who smoke as well as to those who do not smoke. Second hand smoke is a proven cause of lung cancer and heart disease in non-smoking adults and of sudden infant death syndrome, among others.
The article is about the dangers of smoking and the harmful effects of tobacco smoke to non-smokers. Information and statistics about smoking – related deaths is included in the article. Part of the discussion centers on the risks encountered by non-smokers whenever they involuntarily inhale second-hand smoke.