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[Tennessee] EDITORIAL: Lawmakers should protect children from secondhand smoke

Preventing a lifetime of health problems for unsuspecting children isn’t an attack on personal freedoms or parental authority. It’s a commonsense solution to a problem that has plagued the state for decades. We urge our lawmakers to take the lead in the
Johnson City (TN) Press
added May 19, 2018 19:01
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Police Are Fining Parents $100 For Smoking With Their Kid In The Car, & Twitter Is Divided

The Virginia Beach Police Department recently tweeted a warning to parents after they issued a driver a $100 ticket for smoking with their kid in the car, and the comment section is bustling with some pretty lively debate. According to Scary Mommy, the ci
Romper
added May 18, 2018 05:08
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[New York] Yates approves smoking ban

PENN YAN — Following speaker after speaker who called for a smoking ban on Yates County property, the county Legislature on Monday passed a local law doing just that. The law, which doesn’t go into effect until Jan. 1, 2019, prohibits the use of tobacco
Finger Lakes (NY) Times
added May 15, 2018 20:01
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[Virginia] Driver was fined $100 for smoking while kid was in the car. Some say that goes too far

A Virginia Beach driver's $100 fine for smoking with a child in the car sparked backlash across the web. Many called it a government overreach. Several states have laws banning smoking with children present.
Miami (FL) Herald
added May 15, 2018 20:00
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[UK] PUFF PENALTY How smoking in the open doorway of your car while you have children on board could land you a fine

According to the Government website, anyone that smokes in a car with a fully or partially enclosed roof while they have a child on board can be fined - even if the windows or sunroof are open, or the air conditioning is on. But a smoker can also be pen
The Sun (uk)
added May 15, 2018 14:49
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South Africans could be jailed for up to 3 months for smoking in public, a new draft law proposes

The draft Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill (Cotped), gazetted on Wednesday, bans smoking in all enclosed public spaces and enclosed workplaces. This means the removal of dedicated smoking areas in restaurants. Smoking wi
Business Insider
added May 14, 2018 13:34
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[Virginia] Beach driver ticketed $100 for smoking in vehicle with child inside

WAVY-TV 10 (Portsmouth, VA)
added May 12, 2018 22:14
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[Tennessee] ETSU researcher urges repeal of tobacco-friendly law

Tennessee General Assembly kill legislation last last month that would have banned smoking in cars when children are present. Hadii Mamudu, whose research focuses on public policy and the harmful effects of smoking, said the narrow defeat of the bill on
Johnson City (TN) Press
added May 11, 2018 21:59
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Locals react to proposed Ohio senate smoking bill

A new study out on smoking has drawn attention to something known as third-hand smoke... A proposal in the Ohio Senate could deter even the most consistent smokers if they spark up in a vehicle with a child six years old or younger. Senate Bill 106 would
WTOV TV9 (Steubenville, OH)
added May 11, 2018 06:10
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[Tennessee] Cooper: Smokers, not state, should decide

A bill in the Tennessee Senate to do just that narrowly missed passing Wednesday and is likely dead for the year. However, given its one-vote failure, it's likely to come back in the next General Assembly.
Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added Apr 20, 2018 17:20
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