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[UK] Woman's shock as e-cigarette EXPLODES to leave her car in flames

Ms Taylor said that she put her e-cigarette on charge in an auxiliary socket in the back of her Ford Mondeo when she left work. After her 10 minute drive home, the care worker parked up and went inside, leaving the e-cigarette to charge.
The [London, UK] Express
added Apr 23, 2014 09:33
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[UK-Wales] Significant public support for ban on smoking in cars carrying children

Exclusive research revealed 81% of people in Wales would support a ban on smoking in cars carrying under 18s Health experts who have campaigned for the introduction of legislation to ban smoking in cars carrying children strongly welcomed the results of
WalesOnline (uk)
added Apr 22, 2014 10:37

[Qatar] New anti-tobacco law will ban smoking inside cars

The new anti-tobacco law expected to be issued soon will ban smoking inside cars and grant judicial powers to some anti-smoking volunteers, an official of the Supreme Council of Health (SCH) has hinted.
The Peninsula (qa)
added Apr 21, 2014 17:46

High Inequality Results in More US Deaths than Tobacco, Car Crashes and Guns Combined

In 2009, the British Medical Journal (BMJ) published a study that revealed what seems to be a shocking truth: those who live in societies with a higher level of income inequality are at a greater risk for premature death. Here in the United States, our
added Apr 19, 2014 13:06

[Australia] Kids health at risk by second-hand smoke in cars

HUNDREDS of Victorians are being caught smoking in their cars with a child each year, exposing their vulnerable passengers to lifelong health problems. More than 1000 people have been caught out lighting up in a car with a minor since tough new laws were
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Apr 19, 2014 12:00

[Ireland] Minister defends delay in pasage of anti-smoking Bill

Minister for Health James Reilly has defended the delay in the passage of legislation to prevent smoking in vehicles when children are present. Dr Reilly said care had to be taken with the legislation because of the power of the smoking lobby and its pot
Irish Times (ie)
added Apr 18, 2014 12:24

[Australia] Dad caught smoking with child in his car

Noticing an 18-month-old child in the back seat of the car, they asked him if he'd been smoking while driving. "Yeah, I didn't know I couldn't," was the man's reply. Officers soon informed him that it was illegal to smoke in a car carrying children - a
Illawarra (NSW) Mercury (au)
added Apr 16, 2014 11:04

[California] Ban OK'd on e-cigs by supes at county buildings

In a 4-1 vote, Supervisor Matt Rexroad dissenting, the Yolo County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution updating the current smoking policy in county buildings, near entrances or in county-owned vehicles. Wherever a policy exists, "electronic nicot
Woodland (CA) Daily Democrat
added Apr 10, 2014 22:22

Louisiana House passes bill that bans tossing cigarette butts on the ground

Louisiana House lawmakers overwhelmingly approved a bill that would make tossing a cigarette butt on the ground or out of a car window illegal. Violators would be hit with a $250 fine and eight hours of community service for their first offense. Under t
Shreveport (LA) Times
added Apr 8, 2014 23:55

[UK-Wales] No more puffs in the village - smoke-free policy for Welsh tourist spot

Welsh tourist spot and home to UK's longest place name ... Residents and visitors to the Welsh community in Anglesey are being asked not to light up in any public place – even if it’s outside. Smokers’ lobby group Forest is fuming. Director Simon Clark
The [London, UK] Express
added Apr 8, 2014 21:59
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