No safe level of secondhand smoke? The facts dispel this mythIn CTA's brief history we've written very little about this subject except as embedded response to tobacco control (Nicoderm funded) activists. In one posting the organization American Non-Smoker's Rights (ANR) wrote to us:
.....Because there is no safe level (of a harmful substance), ventilation systems cannot claim or give the impression that they will protect people......
"Because there is no safe level of a harmful substance".....I love this argument most of all because it proves how scientifically inept these smoking ban activists are......Do you really want to go there ANR? Because with that mentality you should stop breathing this instant........are you familiar with the harmful substance carbon dioxide? CO2 is fatal to humans at a concentration of 20%, yet with every breath you inhale a concentration of 0.038%......of a "harmful substance" do you really believe your own misinformation? Besides OSHA regulates indoor air quality not the EPA......and OSHA's entire existence is determining safe levels of "harmful substances" in thousands of airborne compounds.....man made and naturally occurring.
Consider these air quality test results of secondhand smoke by Johns Hopkins University, the American Cancer Society, a Minnesota Environmental Health Department, and various researchers whose testing and report was peer reviewed and published in the esteemed British Medical Journal......proving that secondhand smoke is 2.6 - 25,000 times SAFER than occupational (OSHA) workplace regulations:
All nullify the argument that secondhand smoke is a workplace "health hazard".
Conversely, the effects of unnecessary, pharmaceutical nicotine funded, smoking ban laws have been profoundly detrimental: