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[UK] Car smoking ban moves step closer

The proposals have been laid before Parliament this week so they can be voted on before the General Election and put in place from October 2015. Anti-tobacco social enterprise Tobacco Free Futures and Warrington Borough Council have been supporting the
Warrington Guardian (uk)
added Jan 5, 2015 13:41

[UK-Scotland] Smoking in cars with children ban bid gains ground

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.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Dec 18, 2014 08:42

[UK-Scotland] MSP Jim Hume launches child car smoking ban bill

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
BBC Online
added Dec 18, 2014 08:41

[UK] Government push to clean up Britain and make dropping litter 'as socially unacceptable as drink driving'

Motorists who allow rubbish to be thrown from their cars could be prosecuted as part of a bid by ministers to make dropping rubbish as “socially unacceptable as drink driving”. The Government is looking at making it easier for councils to fine people who
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 11, 2014 09:26

[UK] Stealth ban on e-cigarettes on all of London's buses, trains and Tubes... but not bus stops

Item 4.5 states: "For safety reasons, on our buses and trains and in our bus and Underground stations you must not smoke or use an electronic cigarette ('vape') ...You may be prosecuted for disobeying these requirements." TfL insist it has had no issues
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Oct 23, 2014 13:57

[Ireland] O'DOHERTY: Ban on smoking in cars with children shows the nanny state is at the wheel

Reilly claims that: "It is anything but a nanny state, it's about protecting our children, vulnerable children." Sorry minister, but isn't that the exact definition of a nanny state? Once you give authorities new powers to interfere with people, they wi
Irish Independent (ie)
added Oct 14, 2014 01:53

[UK-Scotland] Electronic Cigarettes and Tobacco

The Scottish Government is seeking views on a number of potential changes to the regulation of electronic cigarettes and strengthening tobacco control in Scotland.
added Oct 13, 2014 10:36

[Ireland] Fine for smoking in a car with children to be just €80

PEOPLE who smoke in cars with a child as a passenger are likely to escape with fines in the region of around €80, it has emerged. However, if they resist paying the fines and the case is brought to court, the financial penalty could be up to €1,000 unde
Irish Independent (ie)
added Oct 11, 2014 22:56

[Washington] State looks to ban pot in vehicles

the legal pot law is different: There’s no explicit language saying that you can’t smoke marijuana in a car. The Washington Traffic Safety Commission wants state lawmakers to fix that oversight when they reconvene in January. The commission plans to ask
Tacoma (WA) News Tribune
added Sep 26, 2014 13:08

France introduces plain packs to stub out high smoking rates

introduce plain cigarette packaging and ban electronic cigarettes in certain public places, in a bid to reduce high smoking rates among the under-16s...Audibert, spokeswoman for French firm Seita..."It's based on the Australian experience which, more than
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Sep 25, 2014 11:45
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