September 3, 2010 - Disclosure requirements and smoke-free certifications could help protect buyers of used cars from tobacco smoke pollution (TSP), according to a report in the journal of Nicotine and Tobacco Research.
Such requirements, the report said, could empower buyers ‘to request non-smoking environments’ or a discount on cars that had been smoked in previously.
PAPER: Residual tobacco smoke pollution in used cars for sale: Air, dust, and surfaces, Georg E. Matt1,Penelope J. E. Quintana, Melbourne F. Hovell, Dale Chatfield, Debbie S. Ma, Romina Romero and Anna Uribe, Nicotine & Tobacco Research 2008 10(9):1467-1475, ABSTRACT..
Reference: Warning: third hand smoke in second hand cars, Tobacco Reporter, 9/3/2010.
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