Smoking bans led to drop in childhood asthma

January 20, 2013

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.

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