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[Africa, South Africa] Do you smoke with kids in the car?

The health risks of secondhand smoke are well-known. However, few people realise the devastating effects of secondhand smoke in a car, especially if the passengers are children.
Health 24 (za)
added Feb 22, 2014 19:27
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[UK-Scotland] CANT: Smoke-filled cars put children at risk

Scotland is being left behind as the rest of the UK takes steps to protect young people from lung damage and other dangers, says James Cant
The Scotsman (uk)
added Feb 20, 2014 04:07
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[UK] MP Charles Walker claims smoking ban could 'criminalise' good parents

In the Commons debate, Charles Walker said: "It would be appalling if people who have been good parents in every other way found themselves being criminalised as a result of smoking in a car when their children were present," he said.
Hertsfordshire Mercury (uk)
added Feb 20, 2014 11:13
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[Illinois] Committee hears testimony on smoking in cars with children

Children riding in vehicles with adults who smoke are exposed to a smoke concentration that is up to 60 times higher than that found in a smoky tavern, an American Lung Association official said Tuesday. Kathy Drea, vice president of advocacy for the ALA
(IL) State Journal-Register
added Feb 19, 2014 08:07
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[UK-Wales] Anger as Newport bus station escapes smoking ban

A RESIDENT who was forced to leave Newport bus station due to those smoking around her has expressed her horror at discovering smoking is permitted in the new station. Helen Crimmins of Bassaleg, was at the city bus station taking shelter from the rain
South Wales Argus (uk)
added Feb 19, 2014 08:21
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[UK] Doctor backs Government call to ban smoking in cars transporting children

A BRACKNELL GP has said he is "astonished" that a parliamentary debate about outlawing smoking in cars carrying children was not aired sooner.
Bracknell News (uk)
added Feb 18, 2014 21:19
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[UK] BARRON: It's wrong to use poverty as a reason to oppose action against smoking

Zoe Williams seems to be arguing that we should not legislate to prevent smoking in cars with children ... I was brought up in a community where money was tight and smoking was commonplace. Many good men and women died young as a result. I don't need to
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Feb 19, 2014 09:14
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[Texas] EDITORIAL: The facts about secondhand smoke are indisputable

Comal County commissioners on Thursday took a step into the 21st century by banning smoking in all county facilities, yet left one foot in the past by allowing department heads the option of enforcing the ban in county-owned vehicles.
New Braunfels (TX) Herald-Zeitung
added Feb 15, 2014 21:54
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[UK] A dozen Tories who voted against smoking in cars bill have tobacco industry links

Ten MPs and one minister were wooed by firm Japan Tobacco International with Chelsea Flower Show tickets costing up to £1,132 a time. They were joined in the No voting lobby by Kenneth Clarke, a former director of British American Tobacco.
The Mirror (uk)
added Feb 19, 2014 09:25
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[New Zealand, UK] Smoking ban wanted when kids in cars

Health groups want New Zealand to follow Britain and ban smoking in cars carrying children. Parliament in London on Monday passed a new law aimed at reducing the effects of passive smoking on young people. The bill was passed by 376 votes to 107 and th
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Feb 15, 2014 23:23
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