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Smoke-Free Car Legislation and Student Exposure to Smoking

CONCLUSIONS: These findings support the legislative intent that public policies that are designed to protect children from exposure to smoking in vehicles will yield better adolescent health outcomes and a lower risk of future adolescent cigarette smokin
Pediatrics
added Jan 13, 2018 14:38
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California's cannabis freedom comes with rules

Generally, California law treats cannabis like alcohol. There's no smoking while driving. And, there's no smoking anywhere where tobacco is prohibited and now, users will be getting an earful from those who don't want to smell it or its second hand smoke
KTVU/BayInsider.com Fox Ch. 2 (Oakland, CA)
added Jan 2, 2018 03:32
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[Hawaii] Maui Committee to Hear Bill: No Smoking in Cars with Kids Present

Under PEA-41, individuals would be prohibited from smoking in vehicles when persons under the age of 18 are present. Groups advocating for passage of the legislation include the Coalition for a Tobacco Free Hawaiʻi and the Hawaiʻi Public Health Institut
Maui (HI) Now
added Dec 30, 2017 00:10
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[Canada] SENATOR BETTY UNGER: Marijuana legislation will not achieve its objectives and should be defeated

The negative health impacts of legalization don’t stop there. You have the problems of second-hand smoke, exposure to children, impaired driving, and the fact that smoking marijuana is far more harmful to your health than smoking cigarettes. All of these
Hill Times (ca)
added Dec 20, 2017 18:54
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[Thailand] Marine chief defends beach smoking ban

Marine and Coastal Resources Department, Thanet Mannoi, met with foreign tourists in Pattaya to explain why Thailand has banned smoking on its beaches.... Thanet and his deputies planned to provide foreigners with a better justification for outlawing toba
Pattaya Mail (th)
added Dec 15, 2017 21:39
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[Canada] Two convicted in Sudbury for illegal smoking

The Sudbury and District Health Unit has successfully prosecuted two cases under the Smoke-Free Ontario Act....The first conviction was to an individual for smoking on hospital property. The resulting fine was for $3,000 plus surcharges. The second conv
Sudbury (Ont) Star (ca)
added Dec 15, 2017 03:15
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[New Zealand] LANCE NORMAN: SMOKERS WANT BAN ON SMOKING IN CARS WITH CHILDREN

A study by Auckland and Otago universities concludes we're failing our obligation under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, by not protecting them from secondhand smoke. Hapai Te Hauora Chief Executive Lance Norman said told Mike H
Radio Network (nz)
added Dec 13, 2017 04:26
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[Arkansas] Pulaski County smoke breaks to be restricted to cars

A Pulaski County executive order that will restrict employees who smoke to do so inside their cars will protect public health, the county judge says.... Come March 1, all 14 Pulaski County buildings and their outdoor areas will be entirely smoke free, ac
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Dec 10, 2017 17:39
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[Canada] BC Ferries to go smoke-free in the new year

“This new policy supports the health and wellness of our customers and our employees by reducing exposure to second-hand smoke,” said Mark Collins, BC Ferries’President and CEO. “The policy aligns with other transportation services and ensures everyone u
Surrey (BC) Leader (ca)
added Dec 6, 2017 20:20
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[Alabama] OUR VIEW: Ban on smoking with kids in cars worth considering

Hollis, D-Birmingham, has prefiled a bill that would make it illegal for anyone to use tobacco products — cigarettes, cigars, pipes, whatever — inside a vehicle with a passenger who’s a minor. Violators could be fined up to $100. Alabama wouldn’t be an o
Gadsden (AL) Times
added Dec 1, 2017 02:10
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