Professor fumes over third-hand smoke paranoia

She says there's no evidence to back the concern
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As paranoia about the dangers of third-hand smoke gains momentum, one expert has advised calm until more evidence comes to light.

“There is a paranoia now about whether or not smokers are dangerous even if they don’t have a lit cigarette in their hand,” says Professor Simone Dennis, an anthropologist and ANU researcher who has studied the lives of smokers for 15 years.