Make Your Car Smoke-Free

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This winter, County of Lambton Community Health Services Department wants all drivers and all passengers who smoke to keep the vehicle smoke-free by taking it outside and away from children.

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Children are among the most vulnerable to the damaging health effects of second-hand smoke," says Cathy Powell, Health Promotion Officer with Community Health Services. "Evidence shows that tobacco smoke puts youth at a greater risk of developing bronchitis, pneumonia, colds, ear infections and asthma while infants have an increased chance of dying from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)."

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