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[Georgia] Stockbridge to motorists: no smoking if kids in your car

Stockbridge recently passed a law that bans motorists from smoking if they have someone who is 15 year old or younger in the car. The ordinance was the brainchild of Councilman John Blount who is worried about secondhand smoke affecting children.
Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added Jan 12, 2017 22:02

[Tennessee] Dyer Co. Health Council discusses updates, announcements

Burns provided board members with various updates concerning programs within the organization such as the Baby and Me Tobacco Free program... Burns also pointed out a new ‘Children prefer the non-smoking section -- keep your car free’ billboard that is lo
Dyersburg (TN) State Gazette
added Jan 12, 2017 14:59

[Georgia] Stockbridge bans smoking in vehicles with minors

Smoking in vehicles while minors are present is now prohibited inside the city limits of Stockbridge. Stockbridge City Council approved the ordinance at its Monday meeting, with council members Elton Alexander and Neat Robinson voting in opposition. Cou
Henry County (GA) Daily Herald
added Jan 11, 2017 13:08
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[Mississippi] Bill: Fine drivers who smoke in vehicles with children

Rep. John Hines, D-Greenville, has filed House Bill 377, known as the "Mississippi Protection from Secondhand Smoke for Children Act," which would fine such smokers $25. If the bill passes, a person would be guilty of a misdemeanor if caught smoking in
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added Jan 11, 2017 13:08
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[UK] Plymouth man fined for flicking lit cigarette out his car window

A litter lout who threw his cigarette out his car window has been fined £220 by magistrates. Michael Hayward of Ladysmith Road was seen flicking a lit cigarette from his car as he drove along Lipson Road last August. He was issued with an £80 Fixed Pen
Plymouth Herald / This is Plymouth (uk)
added Jan 11, 2017 12:35

[Asia, Mid-east] Price hike alert: GCC gears up for higher taxes on tobacco, soft drinks, luxury cars

The six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is gearing up to double the taxation on certain items like cigarettes in the coming months. The GCC will gradually implement a selective tax on 93 commodities starting the second quarter of this year and expa
Al (jo)
added Jan 9, 2017 00:04

[UK-Northern Ireland] Poll: Should smoking in cars carrying children be made illegal in Northern Ireland?

A public consultation has been opened over plans to ban smoking in cars carrying children. Health Minister Michelle O'Neill called it "inconceivable" that young people should be exposed to the harmful effects of tobacco smoke.
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 8, 2017 23:57

[UK-Northern Ireland] Proposals to ban smoking in cars carrying children

The consultation will run from 6 January 2017 to 3 March 2017. The draft regulations propose that the existing legislation, as set out in the Smoking (Northern Ireland) Order 2006, will be extended so that it will be an offence to: Smoke in a private veh
BBC Online
added Jan 9, 2017 12:29

[UK-Northern Ireland] Proposals to ban smoking in cars carrying children

Plans to ban smoking in private vehicles carrying children are to be discussed, the health minister has announced. Michelle O'Neill said it was "inconceivable that we continue to allow children to be exposed to such harm". In February 2016, Assembly memb
BBC Online
added Jan 9, 2017 02:11

[Malta] Law banning smoking in cars with minors enters into force

A new law making it illegal to smoke in a car with anyone under the age of 18 will come into force today. The law, aimed at protecting children from second-hand smoke, was announced in last year’s Budget speech. Motorists will have to suppress their urge
Malta Today (mt)
added Jan 3, 2017 07:13
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