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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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[UK] Government faces pressure over smoking ban in cars with children

Labour has pressed the government over when it expects to introduce a ban on smoking in cars when children are present. On 10 February the Commons agreed to a move towards making it a criminal offence for people to smoke in cars carrying children.
BBC Online
added Feb 14, 2014 07:24
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[Ireland] 'We need to follow UK lead on car smoke ban'

ASH Ireland said a vote by MPs in the British parliament yesterday overwhelmingly in favour of banning smoking in cars in which children are present is a step forward in protecting them from dangerous second-hand smoke. "ASH Ireland would welcome any in
Evening Herald (ie)
added Feb 12, 2014 12:56
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[UK] MPs back smoking in cars ban

ALL three of Coventry's MPs voted in favour of a ban on smoking in cars when children are passengers.
Coventry Observer (uk)
added Feb 20, 2014 04:01
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[UK] WILLIAMS: Smoking in cars: the hidden agenda behind the ban

The MPs who can't bear to see children in smoky cars but are unmoved by their poverty are simply demonising poor parents
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Feb 19, 2014 09:16
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[UK] Banned! Smoking in cars carrying children to be a criminal offence within a year after MPs overwhelmingly back new law

In an historic vote, Tory and Lib Dem MPs backed plans to make it illegal to light up in a car in England, punishable by a £60 fine or points on a motorist’s licence. It came after Prime Minister David Cameron the ’time has come’ for a ban, brushing asid
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 16, 2014 18:55
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[UK] HODGKIN: Which unhealthy lifestyle choice will be next for a ban?

a ban is nothing more than a token move and, if it were to become law, would be incredibly difficult to enforce. How many people do you know who still use their mobile while driving?
Derby Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 12, 2014 17:04
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