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[UK] Protecting children from secondhand smoke and nicotine addiction

The majority of respondents to our consultation on making private vehicles smokefree when carrying children agreed that reducing children’s exposure to secondhand smoke is important. We will introduce the regulations to allow new rules to come into forc
added Dec 18, 2014 02:31

Smokers in Cars Pose Risk to Passengers: Study

Urine of those who didn't light up had evidence of toxic cigarette chemicals
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 14, 2014 17:12

Nonsmokers in automobiles are exposed to significant secondhand smoke

Nonsmokers sitting in an automobile with a smoker for one hour had markers of significantly increased levels of carcinogens and other toxins in their urine, indicating that secondhand smoke in motor vehicles poses a potentially major health risk according
Medical Xpress (
added Nov 14, 2014 08:37

[UK] Ban on smoking in cars could be law within weeks

Councillor Joyce Bosnjak, chairman of Nottinghamshire Health and Wellbeing board said the ban would be key to changing attitudes towards cigarettes. She said: “The dangers of second-hand smoke are well known but it’s worth reiterating the additional ris
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Nov 10, 2014 23:42

[UK] Smoking ban in cars with children ($$)

SMOKERS are to be banned from lighting up in cars carrying children, the Department of Health (DoH) said. It expects the ban to be in place next year. Legislation to make it a criminal offence to smoke or allow smoking in the family car is expected to b
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 10, 2014 11:20

[UK-Scotland] Drivers face smoking ban in their own cars

A shake-up of the laws surrounding tobacco and electronic cigarettes is being considered by Holyrood ministers, who have also proposed a ban on selling e-cigarettes to under 18s. The paper, which will be put out to consultation with the public and a ran
The Scotsman (uk)
added Oct 13, 2014 10:39

France moves to introduce plain packaging for cigarettes

France's health ministry on Thursday unveiled tough measures geared at stamping out smoking among young people, with a planned rollout of brandless cigarette packets and curbs on advertising for electronic cigarettes. Health Minister Marisol Touraine sai
added Sep 25, 2014 12:05

[UK] E-cigarettes set to be banned from taxis

If the idea is approved a driver shall ‘not smoke in the vehicle or permit any passenger to smoke in the vehicle, which for the avoidable of doubt shall include smoking or using electronic cigarette or any other vapour-producing smoking device’.
Lancashire Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Sep 17, 2014 08:14

[UK] Drivers face £10,000 fine if a PASSENGER starts smoking in a car carrying children

A new law will make it illegal smoke in a car in England if it is carrying children. But new health regulations mean the driver or owner of the car will bit hit with a levy more than 10 times higher than the maximum £800 penalty for the person who lights
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 16, 2014 18:46

[UK-Wales] Exposure to secondhand smoke in cars and e-cigarette use among 10-11 year old children in Wales

This report describes changes in children’s exposure to smoking in cars between 2008 and 2014. It also includes data on the prevalence of e-cigarette use and associations with parental smoking and future smoking intentions.
added Jul 16, 2014 10:04
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