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[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

[Canada] Province reveals legislation to keep youth from using tobacco

Horne outlined the legislation in Bill 206 that will prevent the sale of flavoured tobacco products, and limit the amount of products. Anti-smoking legislation also includes a ban on smoking in vehicles with children inside – which is the Tobacco Reduct
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Nov 7, 2013 21:20

[UK-Wales] Smoking ban backed | This is South Wales

More than 500 people added their names to the Fresh Start Wales campaign, whose road show visited Swansea and other Welsh towns over the summer, and more than 1,000 people took home information about the effects of second-hand smoke.
This is South Wales (uk) (Evening Post)
added Nov 1, 2013 08:00

[Australia] Baby, don't light my fire: plea to smokers after blaze

bushfires at Curra and Imbil recently have both been put down to cigarettes being thrown out the windows of moving cars. All three fires threatened nearby properties and cost thousands of dollars in emergency service time and hard work to bring under con
Gympie (QLD) Times (au)
added Oct 16, 2013 17:25

Ohio bill would prohibit smoking in the presence of children

Sen. Charleta Tavares' (D-Columbus) SB 130 would ban smoking of tobacco "or any other plant" while in a car with a child who is younger than 6. "... The intent of this legislation is to protect the health and welfare of our children," she told the cham
Wooster (OH) Record
added Oct 16, 2013 08:28

Association between clean indoor air laws and voluntary smokefree rules in homes and cars

Conclusions Clean indoor air laws provide the additional benefit of encouraging voluntary adoption of smokefree rules in homes and cars.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 11, 2013 11:41

[New Zealand] Cars next smokefree target

Smoking is likely to be banned in family cars as the Government minister leading the charge to a smokefree society steers towards the first incursion into private space by authorities. Associate Health Minister Tariana Turia this week signalled her inte
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Aug 11, 2013 11:30
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