READERS' VIEW: If you won’t think of your own health, at least think of others

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To the editor,

Thanks for printing Randy Patrick’s excellent article on the front page June 26 concerning the direct harm of tobacco use.

There is also harm of second and third-hand smoke to everyone else around smokers. The harmful carcinogens float in the smoke, and others are forced to breathe them indoors or outdoors.

If you grew up around smokers, you know this firsthand.

Smokers, if you won’t care for your own health, please think of others’ health.

Rita Davis, SCN


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