What is the new second-hand smoke?
Secondhand smoke is the combination of smoke from the burning end of a cigarette and the smoke breathed out by smokers. Secondhand smoke contains more than 7,000 chemicals. Hundreds are toxic and about 70 can cause cancer.
What is the new cigarette?
But now a new smoke-free alternative called heated tobacco is slowly gaining a foothold in the U.S. market. Also known as heat-not-burn tobacco products, the devices heat up a cigarette without using an open flame.
What is a small amount of smoke called?
a puff of smoke (=a small amount that comes quickly from something)There was a puff of white smoke from the man’s gun. a wisp of smoke (=a thin amount of smoke)Only a few wisps of smoke rose here and there.
What can I use instead of cigarettes?
The options include:
- Prescription nicotine in a nasal spray or inhaler.
- Over-the-counter nicotine patches, gum and lozenges.
- Prescription non-nicotine stop-smoking medications such as bupropion (Zyban) and varenicline (Chantix)
Is secondhand smoke worse than first hand smoke?
Secondhand smoke was generally believed to be more harmful than primary smoke. Mechanisms for the potency and health effects of secondhand smoke involved the smell of secondhand smoke, secondhand smoke being an infection and affecting the immune system, and personal strength being protective of secondhand smoke.
What does secondhand mean in a sentence?
1a : received from or through an intermediary : borrowed. b : derivative secondhand ideas. 2a : acquired after being used by another : not new secondhand books. b : dealing in secondhand merchandise a secondhand bookstore.
What is the leading cause of death among smokers?
The major causes of excess mortality among smokers are diseases that are related to smoking, including cancer and respiratory and vascular disease. Smokeless tobacco is a known cause of cancer.
What is a cloud of smoke called?
A flammagenitus cloud, also known as a flammagenitus, pyrocumulus cloud, or fire cloud, is a dense cumuliform cloud associated with fire or volcanic eruptions. A flammagenitus is similar dynamically in some ways to a firestorm, and the two phenomena may occur in conjunction with each other.