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Amdavadis ‘smoked’ 2.5 cigarettes/day in 1 yr
Times of India | 05/06/2022 08:55 AM | Click to read full article
You may be a non-smoker but exposure to ambient air pollution in Ahmedabad may have turned you into a passive smoker taking in pollution equivalent to two-and-a-half cigarettes daily.
A group of environmental engineering course alumni said the calculations are based on the principle that about 22 micrograms of PM2.5 per cubic meter is calculated as one cigarette.