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[UK] Smoking laws "impossible to police"

the North Yorkshire Police Federation believe the new law would already be difficult to police, and will become more difficult in coming months. Sergeant Mike Stubbs, chair of the Federation, said: "This is clearly a well intentioned piece of legislation
York Press (uk)
added Oct 4, 2015 11:10

[UK-Scotland] Car smoking ban is ‘necessary’ to safeguard kids

A move to stop Scottish drivers smoking in cars carrying young children was deemed as “necessary” and “needed” by Holyrood’s health committee. Motorists lighting up in a vehicle where children under 18 are present face being slapped with a £100 fine if
Linlithgow Gazette (uk)
added Oct 4, 2015 11:07
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[UK] Police budget cuts mean car smoking ban will be 'extremely challenging' to enforce, chief admits

A police chief has admitted that crippling government budget cuts mean that officers are unlikely to be able to enforce a new law banning smoking in cars. Steve White, chairman of the Police Federation, which represents frontline officers, said: "We simpl
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 4, 2015 10:48

[UK] Kent divided on new law banning smoking in cars with children

Commenting on KentOnline sister paper the Dartford Messenger's Facebook page, Charlene Letts said a child's health had to take priority. "We are aware now of the damage smoking can cause, and passive smoking, so why would anyone take the risk of endange
Kent Online (uk)
added Oct 2, 2015 15:22
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[UK] Smokers puffing with children in car will get easy ride by Cambridgeshire police to avoid clashes

Police in Cambridgeshire say they will avoid clashes with die-hard smokers when enforcing the ban on smoking in cars with children. The ban came into force yesterday but the constabulary has told officers to take a soft approach to the new offence. On
Cambridge Evening News (uk)
added Oct 2, 2015 13:50

[UK] Croydon North MP 'proud' as ban on smoking in cars with children comes into force

MP Steve Reed has said he is "proud" of his role in bringing in the ban on smoking in cars with children which came into force today. The Labour MP tabled an amendment calling for the ban to the Children & Families Bill (now Act at the bill's committee s
Croydon Advertiser (uk)
added Oct 2, 2015 11:31

[UK] Even an open window won't protect children from smoke in cars, say North-East researchers

Experts from Newcastle’s University transport research team showed that even with a window open levels of dangerous chemicals, in the form of fine particles, were 114 times higher than guidelines. When the windows were closed – and with the fan turned o
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Oct 2, 2015 11:31

[UK] Shocking new figures reveal the extent of damage to children smoking in cars causes

The test found even with the window open, levels were more than 100 times higher than recommended safety guidelines. And with windows closed and the fans on, levels were more than 200 times the safe limits. Levels of poisonous carbon monoxide were two
Western Daily Press (uk)
added Oct 2, 2015 11:28

[UK-Northern Ireland] Stormont uncertainty could delay child car smoking ban

Uncertainty at the Northern Ireland Assembly could delay the introduction of a ban on smoking in cars with child passengers....Neil Johnston, public affairs officer for the Chest Heart and Stroke charity, said constant flux at Stormont risks derailing att
Dromore Leader (uk)
added Oct 2, 2015 11:26
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[UK] Smoking Ban In Cars: Why Passive Smoking Is A Risk To Children And How To Kill The Habit

Channel Mum has worked with Public Health England to produce a video for parents about the new rules, and Channel Mum founder Siobhan Freegard fully supports the move. She told HuffPost UK Parents: "Adults have the choice whether to smoke or not - but a
Huffington Post (blog)
added Sep 30, 2015 15:31
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