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[New Zealand] Research shows children need protection from smoking in cars

New research published in a leading international journal shows young people’s exposure to secondhand smoke in cars in New Zealand remains high, particularly among Māori and Pacific people, low socio-economic groups and those whose parents smoke.
Scoop (nz)
added Sep 29, 2013 20:20
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[New Zealand] Researchers advise ban smoking in cars

An annual survey of 25,000 year 10 students over the last seven years found 23%of children were still being exposed to second hand smoke. Over half of the group were being exposed three or more times a week.
Radio Network (nz)
added Sep 29, 2013 20:19
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[Colorado] Campaign aims to debunk myths about secondhand smoke

Colorado county health departments hope to convince parents to make kids 'A Smoke-Free Zone'
Loveland (CO) Daily Reporter-Herald
added Sep 29, 2013 20:25
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[UK] E-cigarette wrecked car when it EXPLODED 'like a firework' while being charged overnight leaving seats destroyed and windows blackened

Chris Thomas, 37, said the e-cigarette shot out of the 12V power socket 'like a firework' and landed on the back seat of his Skoda company car, setting setting fire to the upholstery.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 26, 2013 04:17
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[Utah] Child burned after e-cigarette explodes in car charger

A Mount Pleasant mom said an exploding e-cigarette set her son’s car seat on fire, leaving first- and second-degree burns on the 3-year-old’s body. “Seeing your child on fire and hearing them scream ‘Help me!’ is pretty terrifying,” Kinzie Barlow said.
KSTU-TV 13 (Salt Lake City, UT)
added Sep 22, 2013 07:17
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[Uae] LETTER: Smoking drivers in grave danger

I was shocked to see drivers smoking at leisure and throwing cigarette butts out on the road. The cigarettes can ignite other flammable substances, which could be disastrous for other vehicles on the road and lead to a great calamity.
Gulf News (ae)
added Sep 21, 2013 14:15
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[New Zealand] Youth exposure to in-vehicle second-hand smoke and their smoking behaviours: trends and associations in repeated national surveys (2006–2012)

The slow decline in SHS exposure in vehicles and the lack of progress in reducing relative inequalities is problematic. To accelerate progress, the New Zealand Government could follow the example of other jurisdictions and prohibit smoking in cars carryin
Tobacco Control
added Sep 18, 2013 03:27
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[New Zealand] Youth exposure to in-vehicle second-hand smoke and their smoking behaviours: trends and associations in repeated national surveys (2006–2012)

The slow decline in SHS exposure in vehicles and the lack of progress in reducing relative inequalities is problematic. To accelerate progress, the New Zealand Government could follow the example of other jurisdictions and prohibit smoking in cars carryin
Tobacco Control
added Sep 18, 2013 03:27
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[UK] GILLESPIE/DOUGAL/RICHARDSON: Protect our children and ban smoking in cars

WE are urgently calling on the Executive to protect young people from the deadly effects of passive smoking by introducing a ban on smoking in cars where children are present.
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Sep 17, 2013 07:15
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[China, USA] Wooing, and Also Resenting, Chinese Tourists

the overnight stays can sometimes prove challenging. “Smoking in hotel rooms is always a problem,” Mr. Hentschel said, a habit that can cost tourists hundreds of dollars in hotel cleaning bills.
New York Times
added Sep 16, 2013 22:14
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