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Scientists warn of third-hand smoke

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Posted at 6:12 PM, Aug 07, 2012
and last updated 2012-08-07 18:42:24-04

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) - The American Lung Association says that third hand smoke, the smoke that clings to your clothes and hair after you finish smoking a cigarette, can be dangerous for your kids.

It can cause problems like chronic ear infections, chronic respiratory infections, and even asthma attacks.

The American Lung Association says the best way to avoid passing your smoke on to others is to quit.