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The Protection of Children’s Health (Tobacco Smoke in Mechanically Propelled Vehicles) Bill 2012 went through the final stage of its life in the chamber this afternoon, where it was voted through unanimously. But the law will not take effect until regul
Dec 19, 2014 Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Dec 20, 2014 13:54
Commenting, Professor Sheila Hollins, BMA board of science chair, said: “The BMA strongly supports a ban on smoking in cars when children are present, as it is an important step in reducing tobacco harm by restricting the prevalence of second hand smo
Dec 18, 2014 OnMedica Group (uk)
added Dec 20, 2014 13:26
The new rules are expected to come into force in October 2015, subject to parliamentary approval. The law would make it an offence to smoke, or to fail to prevent smoking, in a private vehicle with someone under the age of 18 present.
Dec 18, 2014 Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 19, 2014 02:07
SMOKING in private cars in which children are travelling could be outlawed in Scotland within the next 18 months, under reforms lodged at Holyrood by an MSP.
Dec 17, 2014 The Scotsman (uk)
added Dec 18, 2014 08:42
A South of Scotland MSP has formally launched a bill at Holyrood to prevent smoking in cars with children in them. Lib Dem Jim Hume says it would give youngsters the "healthiest start in life". He lodged draft proposals for a bill in May last year calli
Dec 16, 2014 BBC Online
added Dec 18, 2014 08:41
The legislation, which is expected to be passed in December, would apply to anyone smoking in the same vehicle as a child - regardless of whether they’re the parent or driver. With a potential fine of £100 for offenders, we spoke to those on both sides
Dec 17, 2014 (Dundee) Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Dec 18, 2014 08:40
On Wednesday the government will lay the regulations in parliament needed to pave the way for the new restriction on smoking, which is likely to come into force on 1 October 2015. The ban is subject to a vote by both MPs and peers early in the new year.
Dec 17, 2014 The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 18, 2014 02:39
HEALTH experts in Cumbria have welcomed regulations prohibiting smoking in cars containing children that have been laid before Parliament today. The British Lung Foundation estimates that 430,000 children are exposed to second hand smoke in their family
Dec 17, 2014 This is the Lake District (Westmoreland Gazette) (uk)
added Dec 18, 2014 02:38
Drivers who smoke with a child in the car will face a £50 fine from next year, under plans backed by ministers. They say making it a criminal offence will protect children from second-hand smoke, which is linked to serious health problems. A ban is set t
Dec 17, 2014 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 18, 2014 02:37
Wales has already announced similar plans, now proposed laws will be put before Parliament for England. The health organisation Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) says it is 'delighted' at the move.
Dec 17, 2014 WebMD
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