Thirdhand smoke is a toxic residue that sticks to surfaces and objects. People come into contact with thirdhand smoke when their skin touches a surface where thirdhand smoke has collected, when they breathe in thirdhand smoke chemicals that are in the air, and when they swallow residue that are on objects that they put in their mouths. You have the right to not be exposed to toxic tobacco pollution.
On this page, you will find information regarding the laws and policies that are in place to protect people from thirdhand smoke exposure. You can find communication strategies for expressing support for thirdhand smoke protection policies.
Do you live in California and have medical conditions made worse by from tobacco smoke intrusion? If you live in multiunit housing, you may be able to get help from California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act.Read More