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[Hawaii] City Council introduces bill to ban smoking in cars if minors are present

Bill 70 calls to outlaw smoking traditional and electronic cigarettes in a motor vehicle if a person under the age of 18 is a passenger. Council Chair Ron Menor and Councilman Brandon Elefante co-introduced the bill Wednesday.
KGMB 9 (Honolulu, HI)
added Jul 27, 2017 06:26
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[Hawaii] City council considers banning smoking in vehicles in presence of minors

For years, Hawaii island and Kauai have had laws on the books that make it illegal to smoke in your car in the presence of a minor.* If Bill 70 becomes law, the same would apply on Oahu. You would not be able to smoke in a motor vehicle when a person un
KHON2 News (Honolulu, HI)
added Jul 28, 2017 17:39
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[Massachusetts] State lawmakers consider driving and smoking ban

A bill at the Statehouse aims to crack down on second hand smoke in cars. It’s called “an act to protect little lungs,” and would ban drivers from smoking cigarettes, if they’re driving with a child who’s young enough for a car seat. According to the Ce
WWLP-22News (Springfield, MA)
added Jul 26, 2017 18:01
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[Massachusetts] Child protection bill targets smoking in cars

The Committee on Public Health heard testimony on a Rep. Paul Heroux bill that aims to tighten restrictions on smoking and driving. Heroux filed “an act to protect little lungs” to stop drivers and passengers from smoking in cars where children young eno
New Bedford (MA) Standard-Times
added Jul 26, 2017 03:13
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[Maine] LePage vetoes bills to raise tobacco-buying age to 21, ban phone use while driving

said in a Tuesday radio interview that he vetoed bills that would limit tobacco sales to Mainers 21 and older and ban cellphone use while driving, blasting them as “social engineering.” The Republican governor’s vetoes will likely doom at least the cellph
WGME CBS 13 (Portland, ME)
added Jul 27, 2017 06:45
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[UK] Just ONE prosecution in two years since car smoking ban

Since the smoking car laws came into effect back in 2015, just ONE person has been prosecuted. The legislation was intended to protect children from second-hand smoke. But new figures show how police have largely ignored the new laws. As part of the
Birmingham Mail (uk)
added Jul 25, 2017 14:08
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[California] Is it illegal to smoke in a car if a minor is present?

Under a California law that took effect in January 2008, it unlawful for a person to smoke a pipe, cigar or cigarette in a motor vehicle, whether moving or parked, in which any one of the occupants is a minor. The law is spelled out in California Health &
Torrance (CA) Daily Breeze
added Jul 20, 2017 03:54
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[New Zealand] Our children in smoke chambers

Commissioner, we must protest. Unfathomable suggests there's depth to the Government's thinking. This is giving undue credit. The science must be clear even to lawmakers who are splashing around in the shallows of social policy. READ MORE: Children's
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jul 10, 2017 22:16
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[New Zealand] Children's Commissioner baffled by Government's position on smoking in cars

Children's Commissioner, Judge Andrew Becroft, is describing the Government's resistance to banning smoking in cars when children are present as "unfathomable." His criticism follows the release of University of Otago research which showed one in five c
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jul 10, 2017 22:15
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[New Zealand] New study reignites calls to ban smoking in cars

One in five Year 10 students, particularly Māori and Pacific, continue to be exposed to smoking in cars according to a report by University of Otago. Researchers say it contradicts Government claims that current initiatives are sufficient to protect chil
Māori Television (nz)
added Jul 10, 2017 00:51
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