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[New Zealand] Children's Commissioner slams Government's refusal to ban second hand smoke in cars

The Government has refused a petition put forward by the Health Select Committee to ban smoking in cars around children.... The refusal comes despite 97 per cent public support of a ban. Smoking in cars around children is banned in the UK, South Africa,
TVNZ (nz)
added May 3, 2017 00:07
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[UK-Scotland] Police in Scotland aren't enforcing car smoking ban

The Scottish Government are on record as having told police that enforcing the new legislation was “not a priority”. And, even if they do decide to report a motorist, officers aren’t equipped with the paperwork to issue on-the-spot fines.
The [London, UK] Express
added May 1, 2017 12:51
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[UK-Scotland] Exclusive: Anger over smoking law as it’s revealed police can’t fine you on the spot if you’re caught

ONLY one driver has been referred to prosecutors under a new law banning smoking in cars when children are present...But away from the publicity blitz surrounding the move, councils were told not to issue fines in the first six months and to concentrate o
The Sunday Post (uk)
added Apr 30, 2017 15:08
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[Texas] Second-Hand Smoke Campaign kicks off

The Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District is raising awareness about second-hand smoke in cars. Second-hand smoke kills more than 50,000 non-smokers every year. This campaign was started by one Iowa Park teacher who showed how children hav
KAUZ-TV NewsChannel 6 (Wichita Falls, TX)
added Apr 28, 2017 17:17
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[California] E-Cigarettes, Distracted Driving, and Car Accidents

While it is not against the law in California to drive while smoking an e-cigarette, it is against the law to drive while distracted....If you or a loved one was injured in an auto accident that was not your fault, California law and experienced Woodland
JD Supra, LLC
added May 1, 2017 22:17
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[New Zealand] Government refusal to protect children in smoky cars

“The Government’s recent decision not to introduce smokefree cars for children is a missed opportunity to protect children from a major health hazard and contradicts their claim that they view protecting children from second-hand-smoke as a priority,” sa
Scoop (nz)
added Apr 24, 2017 23:09
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[UK] Taxi driver in Grantham fined for smoking in his cab

A taxi driver has been given a fixed penalty notice for smoking in his licensed vehicle. The driver admitted the offence and paid the £30 fine within 15 days to South Kesteven District Council after being witnessed by an officer smoking the tobacco whilst
Grantham Journal (uk)
added Apr 21, 2017 19:26
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[Asia, Pakistan] Police told to enforce tobacco control laws

The Punjab government has directed the inspector general of police and district administrations to ensure the enforcement of tobacco control laws and to launch a 10-day campaign regarding the enforcement of the said laws across the province. The campaign
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added May 11, 2017 14:30
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[UK] Here's all the new smoking and vaping laws coming into force in 2017

Giants including Imperial and British American Tobacco fought a mammoth court case to try and stop plain packaging. They complained the Government would have a "disproportionate control" over their lucrative trade marks without "compensating" them. The
Scunthorpe Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 18, 2017 13:21
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[Virginia] Police: Driver crashes car after E-cigarette explodes in her lap

A driver's exploding e-cigarette caused a crash in Tempe Tuesday, according to Tempe police. A police spokesperson said a woman was leaving a driveway onto Southern Avenue near Dorsey Lane when her e-cigarette exploded in her lap, catching fire.
WVEC-TV 13 (Norfolk, VA)
added Apr 16, 2017 20:06
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