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Pollution is high in bars allowing smoking

Tweet Concentrations of secondhand tobacco smoke inhaled in restaurants and bars that allow smoking are exceptionally high and hazardous, U.S. researchers found. A report by the Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center found the average particulate level measured in restaurant smoking rooms was beyond the hazardous extreme based on levels established by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The levels in bars were higher, the study said. Lead investi ... Jump to full article >>