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[UK] 'Car smoking ban is LIBERAL thing to do': Lib Dem health minister defies Clegg to predict law will be in force within a year

Ken Clarke, the cigar-smoking minister without portfolio, said police would not spend their time checking if people were lighting up in cars An opinion poll in 2012 by YouGov found that 80 per cent of all adults and 65 per cent of smokers backed a ban on
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 9, 2014 23:20

[UK] Smoking ban in cars carrying children expected to be passed

Senior Conservatives in the cabinet are split over how to vote in the Commons on Monday as a move to ban smoking in cars with children is expected to be passed with Labour support. David Cameron, citing the need to visit flood-affected areas, is likely
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 9, 2014 21:29

[UK] Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt calls for ban on parents smoking in cars

* Health Secretary is backing law despite previously opposing it * Legislation would see parents fined £60 for smoking in a car with a child * David Cameron has said he will 'look again' at the proposals * Critics say the law is unenforceable and an
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 4, 2014 10:51

[UK] Blackburn with Darwen council backs smoking in cars ban

The council pointed to research by the British Lung Foundation which showed around half a million 11-15 year olds are exposed to secondhand smoke in family cars every week. Peers also supported key amendments to the Children and Families Bill on standar
Lancashire Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 4, 2014 06:27

[UK] GORE: A ban on smoking in cars with children is an authoritarian step too far

A country that seeks to control the private life of non-criminal adults is not one I want to live in
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Jan 30, 2014 09:02

[UK] Why not ban TV too? Clegg opposes car smoke clampdown

Nick Clegg is against a ban on smoking in cars, saying it is "basic common sense" that cigarette smoke is bad for children. A ban could be in force within weeks after the House of Lords voted by 222 to 197 to back a Labour amendment to fine parents who
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 30, 2014 08:56

[Washington] WA bill seeks fines for smoking in cars with minors

Lawmakers in Olympia are taking public comment during a hearing Tuesday on House Bill 2086. Under the bill, a person who lights up a cigarette, cigar or pipe in a moving or parked car with a minor inside would be guilty of a traffic infraction. The fine
King5 TV (Seattle, WA)
added Jan 15, 2014 08:41

[UK] Deadly threat of cig fumes in cars

Tobacco Free Futures is calling for legislation to protect children from secondhand smoke in cars. County Coun Azhar Ali, Lancashire County Council’s cabinet member for health and wellbeing, said “Cigarette smoke contains over 4,000 chemicals, 60 of
Lancashire Evening Post (uk)
added Dec 19, 2013 10:37

[UK] Thousands of children 'driven in smoky cars'

More than 430,000 children aged 11-15 in England are exposed to second-hand smoke in their family cars at least once a week, says a charity. The estimate, from the British Lung Foundation, comes as the House of Lords prepares to debate a ban on smoking
BBC Online
added Nov 19, 2013 11:56

[Canada] VOSS: Bill 33 a step in the right direction but will it work?

is it something that is going to be easy to monitor? Is it going to make a difference? We can only hope for health websites and stats to come out in five years, saying "Bill 33 in Alberta drastically reduces the effects of second hand smoking on children.
Wetaskiwin (ALB) Times Advertiser (ca)
added Nov 13, 2013 19:40
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