passive smoker


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passive smoker

n. fumador-a pasivo-a, persona que inhala el humo producido por un fumador-a próximo-a;
he smokes and his wife is a ___él fuma y su esposa es una ___.
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All workplaces went smokefree last July, ostensibly to protect the innocent passive smoker, but by implication reducing the opportunities for all employees and customers to partake in the evil weed.
CLINIQUE'S lab report on smoking shows that nicotine can add years to your appearance, regardless of whether you smoke or are a passive smoker. The report suggests cleansing and exfoliating skin after being in smoky atmospheres to remove free radicals, drinking lots of water, getting enough sleep and exercising.
THE rights of the passive smoker may be central to Scotland's ban on lighting up in public places, but an increasing number of smokers are seeing Sunday as the red letter day when they stub out their habit for good, health workers claimed yesterday.
And there's a good chance that, as a passive smoker, you too will die a slow, painful death.
Men exposed to passive smoker at home showed a 6% fall in [FEF.sub.25-75] and a non-significant 4% fall in [FEV.sub.1].
"I don't think graphic warnings on cigarette packs will make any difference," says Ayman Jarallah, a Saudi passive smoker. "The health risks of smoking are constantly discussed on TV, in newspapers, by doctors and among friends in our daily conversations.
"When someone smokes inside a car and a child is present, the child becomes a very significant passive smoker. Various studies have shown that passive smoking to some extent is equal to active smoking.
It will be a sad day indeed if any patient is rejected from treatment simply because they acquired an ailment through being a passive smoker.
In doing so they always seem to remark "I'll become a passive smoker to join you lot".
But by going out you have already become a smoker as you smoke on average three cigarettes a night as a passive smoker.
Group two included 31 never- smokers (a person who had never smoked and was not a passive smoker).
And I have valid concerns of my own as a passive smoker: research overwhelmingly shows that passive smoking is lethal.