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[Wisconsin] A tossed cigarette can lead to OWI arrest, State Supreme Court rules

A cigarette butt tossed on a highway by a passenger can get drivers pulled over and arrested, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled Wednesday in a case closely followed by police trying to crack down not on littering, but drunken driving.
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Nov 25, 2015 17:17

[Wisconsin] VIDEO: Lawmaker wants ban on smoking in car with child

Smoking in a car with a child would be prohibited under a bill being circulated at the state Capitol.
Channel 3000/WISC-TV Ch. 3 (Madison, WI)
added Nov 24, 2015 03:29

Director of the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry: Who Is Patrick Breysse?

His research there included a study on smoking in cars, which found that smoking in autos left twice the levels of secondhand smoke than in bars. He directed a secondhand smoke exposure assessment laboratory at Johns Hopkins and conducted studies in the f
added Nov 22, 2015 16:36

[Pennsylvania] E-cigarette battery explodes inside car, burning Washington County couple

the battery went up in flames and severely burned his girlfriend’s hands while they were driving on Interstate 79 Tuesday night. “It was an instant flash. I mean, the battery just instantly started glowing red, it was like a blacksmith heating metal --
WPXI (Pittsburgh, PA)
added Nov 21, 2015 20:40

[UK-Northern Ireland] Doctors demand urgent action over child health crisis

In an open letter to the Government published today in the Belfast Telegraph, medical and charity leaders call on political parties to make young people's mental and physical health a priority...a ban on smoking in cars when children are present and mini
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 20, 2015 18:01

[Canada] Bill 139, Smoke-Free Schools Act, 2015

An Act to amend the Smoke-Free Ontario Act and the Tobacco Tax Act... The Government shall establish a public education program about the health risks associated with the use of tobacco and the program shall be for the purpose of reducing the use of toba
Ontario Legislative Assembly (ca)
added Nov 17, 2015 23:42

[Canada] Tory MPP targets contraband smokes

“I hear stories of the white van that pulls up just down the block from the school and someone is standing there with the trunk up on their vehicle or the van doors open.” Under his bill — Smoke-Free Schools Act — drivers convicted of moving illegal smo
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Nov 17, 2015 23:39

[Thailand] VIDEO: British traveller storms out of Bangkok taxi with baby after driver refuses to stop smoking

A taxi driver faces being fined and suspended from driving his cab after a video showed him refusing to stop smoking despite having a baby as a passenger. In the footage a British man gets out of the cab with his young tot strapped to him in a baby carri
The Mirror (uk)
added Nov 14, 2015 14:05

[Cambodia] 'Exposing sex organs is a crime punishable by law': Angkor Wat introduces new code of tourist conduct that bans stripping naked, smoking and taking selfies with monks

The new code of conduct prohibits revealing clothing, smoking, and giving money to begging children
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 14, 2015 02:17

Editorial: Connecticut lawmakers should leave car smoking ban to parents

lawmakers would be taking a step too far into our private lives. We’re all for more education and public awareness campaigns about the dangers of secondhand smoke. But turning over more parental responsibility to the government is a treacherous road to tr
New Haven (CT) Register
added Nov 13, 2015 02:27
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