Misconceptions about Second-Hand Smoke

Many choose to smoke for health benefits like those of medical cannabis. It has been shown to relief symptoms of depression, anxiety, chronic pain, and more. But smoking around your loved ones can be complicated, because you do not want to expose non-smokers to second-hand smoke. Many smokers, whether they smoke medical cannabis or tobacco, do not acknowledge that second-hand smoke affects those living with them and those in the room with them. 

In this post, we’ll talk about some of the misconceptions people have in their minds about second-hand smoke.

  1. If one smokes in another room, there will be no impact on non-smokers

You may walk out of your room or even your house while smoking, but do not assume that it will cut down on the impact it can have on people around you. Second-hand smoking will still be an issue that needs to be dealt with, and you will have to be extremely careful about it. You are still going to impact your loved ones when you are around them; even when you are not smoking.

  1. Opening the window will solve the problem

Another common misconception amongst smokers is that opening the window while smoking will solve it. Unfortunately, this is not true, and it is not going to help your loved ones get rid of the second-hand smoke in the room. This misconception can keep you happy, but it will not have any positive impact on your loved ones. So, instead of opening the window while smoking, try to get rid of the issue and not force your loved ones to expose themselves to second-hand smoke. 

Even when we talk about marijuana, it is important to learn about some of the important questions that should be answered. For instance, is contact high real? The answer is yes. A contact high is real, and we need to be extremely careful about it.

  1. Using an air purifier will protect my family from second-hand smoke in the home 

Some people think that an air purifier is one of the best innovations, and it can help in keeping down the impact of smoking on non-smokers. However, this is not how an air purifier works. You need to understand that an air purifier is not going to help in such cases, and it is your responsibility to keep your loved ones away from the impact of second-hand smoke.

  1. Children are not vulnerable to second-hand smoke

This is one of the worst misconceptions some people have in their minds with regard to second-hand smoke. Some people think that since they are with children, there is nothing to be worried about because children do not suffer from second-hand smoke. Unfortunately, this is not true. In fact, many children suffer from second-hand smoke on a yearly basis, and they need extra care so they can stay safe and live a healthy life forever.

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Olivia Wilson
Olivia Wilson is a digital nomad and founder of Todays Past. She travels the world while freelancing & blogging. She has over 5 years of experience in the field with multiple awards. She enjoys pie, as should all right-thinking people.