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    One of my housemates continues to smoke in his room .. and I can smell it .. is this doing me any harm ..

    Am I breathing in smoke or just smelling it, if that makes sense LOL
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    Bad ass.
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    Smoking is vile, the smell is so disgusting to none smokers. I don't understand how anyone can stand it.

    Keep your window/door closed perhaps OP? Shouldn't be able to smell it then.
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    (Original post by JaggySnake95)
    Bad ass.
    I am already feeling really ill ..
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    (Original post by Ewan)
    Smoking is vile, the smell is so disgusting to none smokers. I don't understand how anyone can stand it.

    Keep your window/door closed perhaps OP? Shouldn't be able to smell it then.
    I do all day but I can still smell it in a massive way!
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    (Original post by tnajamie)
    I do all day but I can still smell it in a massive way!
    What about night time? I would prefer stale air to cigarette smell personally! Is it university accommodation? Most don't even allow you to smoke inside to my knowledge.
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    (Original post by Ewan)
    What about night time? I would prefer stale air to cigarette smell personally! Is it university accommodation? Most don't even allow you to smoke inside to my knowledge.
    yh all night too really annoying me .. feeling really ill and low at the moment ..

    yes it is uni accomm .. gloucestershire uni halls
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    (Original post by tnajamie)
    I am already feeling really ill ..
    I'm kidding mate! Anyway, it depends if you can actually feel yourself inhaling it. If it's just a general ''I smell smoke in the air'' then it probably isn't too bad.
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    (Original post by JaggySnake95)
    I'm kidding mate! Anyway, it depends if you can actually feel yourself inhaling it. If it's just a general ''I smell smoke in the air'' then it probably isn't too bad.
    I really cant wait to get out of halls seriously!
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    Tbh he should at least have the good grace to do it outside.
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    (Original post by M4LLY)
    Tbh he should at least have the good grace to do it outside.
    yeah but what people should do and actually do are 2 very different things in this world.
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    (Original post by tnajamie)
    yeah but what people should do and actually do are 2 very different things in this world.
    Too right. I smoke (although i am trying to quit for the gf) but i at least have the good grace to go outside so people don't have to smell it.
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    (Original post by M4LLY)
    Too right. I smoke (although i am trying to quit for the gf) but i at least have the good grace to go outside so people don't have to smell it.
    well you should come and be my housemate then LOL
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    What did people like you do before the smoking ban?
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    (Original post by tnajamie)
    is this doing me any harm ..

    Am I breathing in smoke or just smelling it, if that makes sense LOL
    First - Go to Youtube and search "GreenSmokeLover". click one of the first couple videos (You'll do yourself a favor)

    YES! Secondhand smoke is serious business, and should be a concern for anyone who breathes it in. Non-smokers inhaling secondhand smoke share some of the health risks actual smokers face. It's not something to mess around with either...have you spoke to him about it?

    My mate in the US recommended me to get an electronic cigarette because myself I'm a smoker, a heavy one at that - she couldn't stand being around me weather for studies, or just casual dorm tiime. She used to smoked cigarettes too, until she got herself an e-cig, and since they're made in here at home in the UK as well it shouldn't be hard for any of us smokers to get one. Problem is, tryin to find the right one that works.

    What some roomies don't get is the odor, not only are we or they stinking up our dormatory but also our clothes, text books, everything. yuck

    with the ecig, you don't have that problem

    Have you suggested to your room mate that they make the switch? I personally own a green smoke ecig which i freakin love, but since buying haven't even touched a regular cigarette. It's new/hip/classy and at first it felt weird, but my mate has definitely been more willing to be around me and even at times we share our batteries and cartomizers. It turned our negative situation into a positive one and I definitely thank her for bringing them to my attention - I don't smell like an ashtray anymore

    You should do something though, if your not a smoker, I definitely think you should get away from it.

    heres a fact

    While secondhand smoke may not kill as many people as smoking does, it is toxic and claims thousands of lives every year around the world.
    True - it does harm you weather you see it that way or not.

    my .02 cents

    -Lucky
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    (Original post by iamyourspiritfrombeyondth)
    What did people like you do before the smoking ban?
    never really came across smokers that much, I mean I don't go to the pub or anything ...
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    (Original post by tnajamie)
    I don't go to the pub or anything ...
    Yep...you need to get out more often mate :eek:
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    (Original post by tnajamie)
    One of my housemates continues to smoke in his room .. and I can smell it .. is this doing me any harm ..

    Am I breathing in smoke or just smelling it, if that makes sense LOL
    To be honest it has never been 100% proven that Second Hand Smoke effects you negatively, so no one knows if it will harm you.

    However, people will tell you it's the same risks as smoking. They're stupid.
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    (Original post by LuckyIsHere)
    Yep...you need to get out more often mate :eek:
    really? I don;t see the need to drink! although yes I should get out more, cinema .. footie games etc
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    Report them to your residential tutor. Smoking isn't permitted in halls and while it may not be doing you much harm, you don't have to put up with it.

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