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[UK-Scotland] Government has 'moral duty' to ban smoking around children in cars

The MSP pushing for a ban on smoking in cars when children are present has said there is a "moral duty" to act. Liberal Democrat Jim Hume wants a £100 fine to be brought in for people caught smoking in vehicles if anyone aged under 18 is inside.
STV (uk)
added Jun 26, 2015 09:33
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[UK-Scotland] MSP: car smoking ban 'a moral duty'

Hume wants a £100 fine to be brought in for people caught smoking in vehicles if anyone aged under 18 is inside. He denied suggestions that his member's Bill seeking a change in the law is "flawed" as he faced questions from Holyrood's Health Committee.
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Jun 26, 2015 09:32
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[UK-Scotland] Police chiefs: enforcing car smoking ban could divert officers away from tackling terrorism and organised crime

In a submission to MSPs ahead of tomorrow's meeting, Police Scotland said it would be the "sole enforcement authority" for the legislation, suggesting this needs to be "carefully considered". The force said it backed the Bill "as a means of addressing t
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Jun 26, 2015 09:25
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[UK-Scotland] Enforcing new car smoking ban 'may divert police from terrorism'

MSPs will hear fears that police officers could be diverted away from tackling terrorism and organised crime to enforce a proposed ban on smoking in cars with children in them. Liberal Democrat MSP Jim Hume wants smokers to be fined £100 if they are cau
STV (uk)
added Jun 26, 2015 09:23
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[UK-Scotland] Scottish car smoking ban proposals hailed

Mr Hume will be questioned about his Smoking Prohibition (Children in Motor Vehicles) (Scotland) Bill by MSPs on Holyrood’s Health Committee today. The Liberal Democrat said: “My proposals to ban in cars with children present would give every child the
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jun 23, 2015 10:44
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[Australia, UK-Scotland, USA] Herald Scotland SMOKING 'RAISES CANCER RETURN RISK'

The new investigation looked at data from 7,191 American and Austrian patients who had their prostate glands removed between 2000 and 2011. Over a period of around 28 months, current smokers had an 80% increased likelihood of cancer returning after surg
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Jun 22, 2015 17:59
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[UK-Scotland] He hid a packet of cigs under my pillow Stamp attack killer's quit row claim

A CRAZED wife who killed her husband for trying to foil her bid to quit smoking claimed: “The b*****d hid a packet of cigarettes under my pillow.”
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Jun 22, 2015 07:34
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[UK-Scotland] Ex-con claims compo over cell smoker

AN EX-CON is claiming £2,500 in compensation from prison authorities after he says he was forced to share a cramped cell with a smoker. Craig Guild, 35, could set a precedent for similar claims from former prisoners across Scotland if he is successful i
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Jun 20, 2015 21:46
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[UK-Scotland] Smoking car ban won’t be Police Scotland priority

A SENIOR police officer has backed proposals to ban smoking in cars when children are present but conceded enforcing it would not be one of Police Scotland’s priorities.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jun 20, 2015 15:51
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[UK-Scotland] Enforcing smoking ban in cars with children 'difficult'

Enforcing a smoking ban in cars with children present could prove "difficult", the Law Society of Scotland has said. The society was giving evidence on a bill that would make smoking in cars when children are present illegal.
BBC Online
added Jun 16, 2015 10:48
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