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You're a cigarette smoker, which is bad enough. Your nicotine-tinged exhalations is what the Environmental Protection Agency calls a Group A carcinogen, a known cause of cancer in humans. They say you and your smoky cohort cause about 40,000 nonsmokers to die each year from lung cancer and heart disease, not to mention over 150,000 respiratory-tract infections in infants.

But let's leave all that aside. You know it's a bad habit, but beating addiction is tricky business. Besides, you're not smoking around kids, you're not smoking in confined spaces (except perhaps for your own home or car), so while you may be contributing to air pollution, you're not a killer.

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