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[UK-Scotland] Lawyers call for smoking of electronic cigarettes in cars to be banned

The Law Society of Scotland has said the cigarette ban does not go far enough and should have covered the devices which are commonly used by people trying to kick traditional smoking habits. The body, which represents more than 10,500 solicitors, last w
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 21, 2015 14:24

[Ireland] Will the ban on smoking in cars with children work?

Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors deputy general secretary John Jacob said gardaí would have to adopt a non confrontational approach as “it won’t work otherwise” and would “damage” the force’s relationship with the public. “It’s a little unfa
Irish Times (ie)
added Dec 19, 2015 18:16

[UK-Scotland] Scotland to ban smoking in cars with children

The new legislation will mean fines of up to £100 for anyone who smokes in a car which has a passenger under the age of 18. It aims protect children from the harmful effects of second-hand smoke. The Smoking Prohibition (Children in Motor Vehicles) Bill
BBC Online
added Dec 18, 2015 17:33

[UK-Scotland] MSPs pass ban on smoking in cars when children are present

A BAN on smoking in cars when children are present is to come into force in Scotland early next year after MSPs unanimously voted the law through its final parliamentary stage.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Dec 18, 2015 17:30

[Ireland] Ban on smoking in cars with kids present

will come into effect on January 1, 2016, it has been confirmed....The offence will be enforced by the Gardai. If a driver is observed by a Garda to be in breach of the law, they may stop the vehicle and issue a fixed charge notice for €100. If this fine (ie)
added Dec 18, 2015 17:16

Editorial: Connecticut lawmakers should leave car smoking ban to parents

lawmakers would be taking a step too far into our private lives. We’re all for more education and public awareness campaigns about the dangers of secondhand smoke. But turning over more parental responsibility to the government is a treacherous road to tr
New Haven (CT) Register
added Nov 13, 2015 02:27

[Connecticut] Task Force Explores Children's Exposure to Second-Hand Smoke in Cars

Earlier this year, time ran out on a bill that would have penalized drivers who smoke while transporting a child who is required to use a child safety seat. That bill's sponsor, Democratic State Rep. Henry Genga, as well as Republican State Rep. Noreen
WNPR - The Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN)
added Oct 28, 2015 23:49

[UK] Car dealers to fit anti-smoking air fresheners

A car dealer network is to start handing out air fresheners marked with information about the new ban on smoking while children are in the car.
BT (British Telecommunications) (uk)
added Oct 8, 2015 11:16

[UK] See someone smoking with kids in the car? 'Don't call us' say Devon police

POLICE in Devon say they are not interested in hearing from members of the public if they see someone flouting the new smoking ban. Since the beginning of this month it has been an offence to smoke in a vehicle containing a person under the age of 18.
Mid Devon Gazette (uk)
added Oct 8, 2015 11:04

[UK] Smoking ban applies to vans, not just cars: Mercedes-Benz

“Van drivers should already be familiar with the Smoking At Work law, so they need to see this new legislation as an extension,” comments Steve Bridge, managing director, Mercedes-Benz Vans. “If there is ever more than just the driver using the van, sti
Transport Engineer - IRTE (Institute of Road Transport Engineers) (uk)
added Oct 6, 2015 22:45
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