The legal implications of passive smoking at home

Benjamin Andoh

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    Irrespective of whether it takes place at work or at home, passive smoking is the involuntary inhalation of the tobacco smoke of other people. The smoke inhaled by the non-smoker may be: (a) mainstream smoke: smoke inhaled and exhaled by the smoker, (b) sidestream smoke: smoke which is emitted directly from burning tobacco, or (c) environmental tobacco smoke, also known as second-hand smoke: a combination of both mainstream smoke and sidestream smoke in the atmosphere. In this article passive smoking will be used synonymously with involuntary exposure to environmental smoke.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)127-144
    Number of pages18
    JournalNorthern Ireland Legal Quarterly
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2001


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