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Role Play: Someone Is Smoking. What Can You Do?

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  • Scene 1
    Your brother-in-law’s friend comes to your home for a dinner party. Most of the family and guests are in the living room talking. Your brother-in-law’s friend comes to the kitchen to ask you for an ashtray, as he lights up his cigarette. You know smoking around the children is harmful. What can you do? very happy with her, but you do not want her to smoke when she is watching your child. What do you do?
  • Solutions: (fill in)
  • Scene 2
    You go out to eat with a friend to celebrate a special occasion. You ask to sit in the nonsmoking section of the restaurant. The nonsmoking area is in a corner of the restaurant. There are no walls separating the smoking section from the nonsmoking section. As you order your meal, four people sit down about three tables away from you in the smoking section. They begin to smoke one cigarette after another. After a minute or two, you begin to smell their smoke at your table. You tell the waiter the smoke is bothering you. He says he cannot ask them to stop, because they are in the smoking section. What do you do?
  • Solutions: (fill in)
  • Scene 3
    Your teenager comes home after school, smelling like smoke. What do you do?
  • Solutions: (fill in)

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Information on this page is taken from the English print version of “Healthy Heart, Healthy Family: A Community Health Worker's Manual.” U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, NIH Publication No. 08-3674, Originally Printed 1999, Revised May 2008.

Last Updated March 2012

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