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[UK-Scotland] Health chiefs back car smoking ban

the Scottish member of parliament, Jim Huhne, wants to introduce a bill to make it law. If the move is pushed forward to make smoking in cars with children in them illegal, Wigan’s health experts have said they will support the bid.
Wigan Observer (uk)
added May 30, 2013 06:54
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[UK-Scotland] MSP wants ban on smoking in cars carrying children

South of Scotland Liberal Democrat MSP Jim Hume wants to introduce a members bills at the Scottish Parliament which would bring in a ban. He is opening a public consultation on his proposals which he says would safeguard the rights of children.
BBC Online
added May 28, 2013 07:23
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[UK-Scotland] VIDEO: Children in car smoking ban 'would work', says Jim Hume MSP

South of Scotland Liberal Democrat MSP Jim Hume wants to introduce a members bills at the Scottish Parliament which would bring in a ban.
BBC Online
added May 28, 2013 07:21
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[Massachusetts] POLL: Protect 'Little Lungs' with smoking-in-cars ban?

The Massachusetts Legislature is currently considering a bill, dubbed "an act to protect little lungs" that would make it illegal to smoke while driving or riding in a vehicle with a child young enough to be required to ride in a safety seat. The law wo
Wicked Local (MA)
added May 27, 2013 14:29
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[New York] Tales of Actual Legislation: Weprin would ban ‘irresponsible’ smoking in cars

Assemblyman David Weprin is touting a bill that would ban smoking in private cars where a child under 14 is present. “Smoking is prohibited in many public places, as you well know,” Weprin, D-Queens, said. “The dangers posed to a child from second-hand
Albany (NY) Times Union blogs
added May 22, 2013 13:45
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[Massachusetts] Bill would ban smoking with children in vehicle

Smokers who drive with children in their vehicles would no longer be able to light up under legislation being considered by lawmakers on the Public Health Committee.
Lowell (MA) Sun
added May 15, 2013 14:05
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[Massachusetts] 'Little lungs' bill would ban smoking in vehicles with children

Smokers who drive with children in their vehicles would no longer be able to light up, under legislation being considered by lawmakers on the Public Health Committee. Rep. Paul Heroux, a freshman representative from Attleboro, wants to make it illegal to
Lowell (MA) Sun
added May 14, 2013 18:28
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[UK] DEBATE: Should smoking be banned in cars when children are present?

The Croydon North MP pointed to research which shows 165,000 children each year develop conditions such as asthma, bronchitis and lung infections due to passive smoking. The total cost of treating these diseases is estimated to be £23 million per year.
This Is Sussex (uk)
added Apr 25, 2013 23:24
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[Alabama] Less smoke, more ecotourists?

With hundreds of cyclists pouring into Calhoun County this week for the Sunny King Criterium and Cheaha Challenge, Anniston Councilwoman Millie Harris ... “When you say you’re going to be a Bike City, USA, and you’re going to promote an eco-friendly envi
Anniston (AL) Star
added Apr 20, 2013 11:15
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[Illinois] Smoking recommendation clears state House panel

A resolution recommending that Illinois motorists not smoke with children in the car cleared a House panel unanimously Tuesday. State Rep. Marcus Evans, Jr., D- Chicago, sponsored the measure that seeks to address the dangers of secondhand smoke. Evans a
Journal Gazette and Times-Courier (IL)
added Apr 10, 2013 12:05
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