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[UK] VIDEO: Exposed - shocking effects of smoking in cars with children present, as Londoners have say on ban

the research at Newcastle University tested the levels of harmful chemicals to which children can be exposed in the back seat of a car when a driver is smoking. The experiment can be seen in the video below. When the car’s windows were closed and the fa
This is Local London (uk)
added Oct 9, 2015 13:36

[UK] Disabled mother-of-two, 40, who lived alone died in a house fire started by a cigarette she lit after her 24-hour care was cut, serious case review finds

But her care was cut to 22 hours, despite concerns about her smoking A cigarette started a blaze in the 40-year-old's home and killed her A serious case review found that the cut played a major role in her death
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 9, 2015 13:25

[UK] Charity Times Awards 2015 – winners announced

Campaigning Team of the Year WINNER: Cancer Research UK (CRUK) and Action on Smoking & Health (ASH) Highly commended: The British Youth Council
Charity Times (uk)
added Oct 9, 2015 12:33
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[Gibraltar, Spain, UK] Memorandum of Understanding to combat illicit tobacco trade

between HM Customs Gibraltar (HMC) and Philip Morris International (PMI)...This agreement with PMI is further evidence of that commitment to proper regulation and the high regard in which HM Customs Gibraltar is held by commercial and law enforcement coll (es)
added Oct 9, 2015 12:28

[UK] Most would back smoke-free outdoor events where children are present in Widnes and Runcorn

A survey found that 69% of people questioned support the idea of smoke-free events and spaces where children are present in Runcorn and Widnes. Halton Borough Council said that 5% of 100 questionnaire participants were opposed. A council spokesman said
Liverpool Daily Post & Echo (uk)
added Oct 9, 2015 08:30

[UK] Halton moves to outside smoking ban

Demand for smokefree events and spaces with children present is high in Halton, according to a new survey, albeit with a tiny sample. In a survey, sixty-nine people in Halton questioned were supportive of smokefree outdoor events for children and famili
Cheshire Today (uk)
added Oct 9, 2015 08:26

Guernsey smoke-free prison leads way ahead of UK ban

A prison on the Channel Islands says its smoke-free regime has been a success, ahead of UK jails starting similar smoking bans. Guernsey's Les Nicolles prison introduced a total smoking ban in 2013. Prison governor Dave Matthews said fears of unrest ahea
BBC Online
added Oct 9, 2015 08:25

[UK] Car dealers to fit anti-smoking air fresheners

A car dealer network is to start handing out air fresheners marked with information about the new ban on smoking while children are in the car.
BT (British Telecommunications) (uk)
added Oct 8, 2015 11:16

[UK] See someone smoking with kids in the car? 'Don't call us' say Devon police

POLICE in Devon say they are not interested in hearing from members of the public if they see someone flouting the new smoking ban. Since the beginning of this month it has been an offence to smoke in a vehicle containing a person under the age of 18.
Mid Devon Gazette (uk)
added Oct 8, 2015 11:04

[UK] North East has biggest drop in smoking in the country

The proportion of North East smokers fell from 22.3% of people smoking in 2013 down to 19.9% in 2014. The figures are from the Integrated Household Survey published by the Office for National Statistics. There are now 165,000 fewer smokers in the North
Shields Gazette (uk)
added Oct 8, 2015 10:51
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