Letter to editor

Cigarette Smoke and Children’s Intellect

30 June 2014 at 10:39 | 7684 views

Dear Editor,

Children exposed to the smoke of cigarettes have more problems in intellectual development, according to a study of the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital in the United States.

Despite tough anti-smoking measures, research has found nicotine in 85% of children and more than 40% of children inhale nicotine in their own homes.

Because of this, the British government launched an anti-smoking campaign aimed at young people between eleven and fifteen years. Moreover, the Dutch government issued through all media an advertising campaign reminding citizens of the prohibition of smoking in public places and official buildings.

Gabriel Rosello