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[UK] Cars carrying children to become smoke-free

The new rules are expected to come into force in October 2015, subject to parliamentary approval. The law would make it an offence to smoke, or to fail to prevent smoking, in a private vehicle with someone under the age of 18 present.
Medical Xpress (
added Dec 19, 2014 02:07

[UK] For or against: experts give their views on smoking in cars with children

The legislation, which is expected to be passed in December, would apply to anyone smoking in the same vehicle as a child - regardless of whether they’re the parent or driver. With a potential fine of £100 for offenders, we spoke to those on both sides
(Dundee) Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Dec 18, 2014 08:40

[UK] E-cigarette sales hit a wall in grocery stores

Sales of electronic cigarettes (e-cigs) through traditional stores - including convenience and CTNs - are flatlining as adult vapers switch to buying online and through the UK’s growing number of specialist e-cig stores.
Convenience Store (uk)
added Dec 18, 2014 08:35

[UK] Outcasts! E-cig smokers left out in the cold as more venues ban the devices

More and more venues across the region are now banning the devices which are widely-seen as an essential aid for those wanting to kick tobacco. ‘Vaping’ is outlawed at Old Trafford and The Etihad, on trams and Metrolink stops, trains and train statio
Manchester Evening News (uk)
added Dec 18, 2014 08:34

[UK] E-cigarettes DO help people quit smoking: Review finds there are 'no serious adverse effects from short to medium term use'

* Controversy rages over whether devices are beneficial with some claiming they 're-normalise' smoking, especially in young people * But Cochrane review found no serious adverse effects from short to medium use when looking at two trials
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 18, 2014 07:19

[UK] Government launches consultation on sale of e-cigs to under-18s

consultation proposes to stop the sale of nicotine inhaling products, including e-cigarettes, nicotine refill cartridges and nicotine liquids, to under-18s and would also make it an offence for an adult to buy e-cigarettes for a child.
The Grocer (uk)
added Dec 18, 2014 07:08

[UK] Smokers who discard fag ends made to cough up £80 as council gets tough on litter

LITTER wardens are starting to get tough with smokers in North Lincolnshire who throw away cigarette ends on the streets. Since April, the three-strong team has issued 14 fixed penalty notices to smokers.
Scunthorpe Telegraph (uk)
added Dec 18, 2014 04:18
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[UK] Sheerness smoking snowman outside TJ's E-Cigarettes causes a stir

“I’ve had a lot of passing parents stop and take a picture of their children by the snowman because they think its funny. “Obviously, I’m not out to offend anyone.
Kent Online (uk)
added Dec 18, 2014 04:15

[UK] Smoking in cars carrying children set to become illegal in England next year

On Wednesday the government will lay the regulations in parliament needed to pave the way for the new restriction on smoking, which is likely to come into force on 1 October 2015. The ban is subject to a vote by both MPs and peers early in the new year.
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 18, 2014 02:39
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[UK] Cumbrian health experts welcome regulations prohibiting smoking in cars containing children

HEALTH experts in Cumbria have welcomed regulations prohibiting smoking in cars containing children that have been laid before Parliament today. The British Lung Foundation estimates that 430,000 children are exposed to second hand smoke in their family
This is the Lake District (Westmoreland Gazette) (uk)
added Dec 18, 2014 02:38
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