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[UK-Scotland] NHS Lothian bans smoking inside cars

As part of a renewed crackdown on smoking in hospital grounds, visitors in their own cars – even with the windows closed – will be asked to stub it out. All health boards in Scotland have been asked by the Scottish Government to make hospitals and their
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jan 16, 2015 10:38

Effect of a Family-Centered, Secondhand Smoke Intervention to Reduce Respiratory Illness in Indigenous Infants in Australia and New Zealand: A Randomized Controlled Trial [FREE FULL TEXT]

Despite reporting smoke-free homes/cars, mothers and their partners continue to smoke in the first year of infants’ lives, exposing them to SHS. Emphasis needs to be placed on supporting parents to stop smoking preconception, during pregnancy, and postnat
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 2, 2015 12:59

[UK] For or against: experts give their views on smoking in cars with children

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
(Dundee) Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Dec 18, 2014 08:40

[UK] Protecting children from secondhand smoke and nicotine addiction

The majority of respondents to our consultation on making private vehicles smokefree when carrying children agreed that reducing children’s exposure to secondhand smoke is important. We will introduce the regulations to allow new rules to come into forc
added Dec 18, 2014 02:31

Smokers in Cars Pose Risk to Passengers: Study

Urine of those who didn't light up had evidence of toxic cigarette chemicals
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 14, 2014 17:12

Nonsmokers in automobiles are exposed to significant secondhand smoke

Nonsmokers sitting in an automobile with a smoker for one hour had markers of significantly increased levels of carcinogens and other toxins in their urine, indicating that secondhand smoke in motor vehicles poses a potentially major health risk according
Medical Xpress (
added Nov 14, 2014 08:37

[UK] Ban on smoking in cars could be law within weeks

Councillor Joyce Bosnjak, chairman of Nottinghamshire Health and Wellbeing board said the ban would be key to changing attitudes towards cigarettes. She said: “The dangers of second-hand smoke are well known but it’s worth reiterating the additional ris
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Nov 10, 2014 23:42

[UK] Smoking ban in cars with children ($$)

SMOKERS are to be banned from lighting up in cars carrying children, the Department of Health (DoH) said. It expects the ban to be in place next year. Legislation to make it a criminal offence to smoke or allow smoking in the family car is expected to b
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 10, 2014 11:20

[UK-Scotland] Drivers face smoking ban in their own cars

A shake-up of the laws surrounding tobacco and electronic cigarettes is being considered by Holyrood ministers, who have also proposed a ban on selling e-cigarettes to under 18s. The paper, which will be put out to consultation with the public and a ran
The Scotsman (uk)
added Oct 13, 2014 10:39

France moves to introduce plain packaging for cigarettes

France's health ministry on Thursday unveiled tough measures geared at stamping out smoking among young people, with a planned rollout of brandless cigarette packets and curbs on advertising for electronic cigarettes. Health Minister Marisol Touraine sai
added Sep 25, 2014 12:05
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