Smoking bans led to drop in childhood asthma

January 21, 2013 2:26:51 PM PST
Law that ban smoking in public places can have a dramatic effect on children's health.

In first year after the laws took effect, there was more than a 12-percent fall in hospital admissions for childhood asthma, according to British researchers.

These laws have also been linked to a reduction in childhood asthma emergencies in the U.S.

There is already evidence that eliminating smoking from public places has also led to a significant drop in the number of heart attacks.