Toxic Truth: Smoking in cars with children

Everybody knows that smoking is dangerous. It can damage your body, cause cancer, emphysema and heart disease.  However, children exposed to high doses of second hand smoke run the greatest relative risk of damaging health effects.

Children are vulnerable to the effects of second hand smoke because they have higher breathing rates than adults, and have little control over their indoor environments.

The following infographic from the British Lung Foundation shows facts and numbers about the “toxic truth”: