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[UK] Health experts urge MPs to back car smoking ban

More than 700 doctors and other health experts have put their names to a letter urging MPs to back a ban in England on smoking in cars with children present. The issue is due to be voted on in Parliament on Monday. The signatories to the letter in the B
BBC Online
added Feb 7, 2014 12:25

[UK] Ban on smoking in cars carrying children is step closer after peers pass amendment

Peers passed an amendment, put forward by the Health Minister Earl Howe, giving ministers to power to ban the practice. It came after the House of Lords last week defeated the Government on the issue after 28 Liberal Democrats rebelled to back the origi
The Mirror (uk)
added Feb 6, 2014 14:14

[UK] 'Car smoking ban is LIBERAL thing to do': Lib Dem health minister defies Clegg to predict law will be in force within a year

Ken Clarke, the cigar-smoking minister without portfolio, said police would not spend their time checking if people were lighting up in cars An opinion poll in 2012 by YouGov found that 80 per cent of all adults and 65 per cent of smokers backed a ban on
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 9, 2014 23:20

[UK] Government paves way for ban on smoking in cars with kids

Peers have agreed to a package of tobacco control measures aimed at reducing the take-up of smoking by young children and at reducing their exposure to smoke, during third reading of the Children and Families Bill.
BBC Online
added Feb 6, 2014 14:13

EDITORIAL: New ground for smoking ban

shouldn’t there be a limit to how far we reach into the lives of people who, after all, are exercising free choice in a free society? Tobacco is not an illegal substance; any adult can buy it. No argument that nonsmokers should be protected from the harmf
The Intelligencer
added Feb 5, 2014 09:48

[Florida] Lawmakers look to limit smoking in cars

Daytona Beach (FL) News-Journal
added Feb 4, 2014 18:12

[UK] Blackburn with Darwen council backs smoking in cars ban

The council pointed to research by the British Lung Foundation which showed around half a million 11-15 year olds are exposed to secondhand smoke in family cars every week. Peers also supported key amendments to the Children and Families Bill on standar
Lancashire Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 4, 2014 06:27

[UK] COREN: Only Neanderthals smoke with kids in the car ($$)

All those journeys to and from our little house in the New Forest every weekend in the 1970s and 80s, my folks chugging away in the front like a pair of steam engines so that within 15 minutes of setting off, the car was so full of smoke that my sister an
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 14, 2014 15:27

[UK] Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt calls for ban on parents smoking in cars

* Health Secretary is backing law despite previously opposing it * Legislation would see parents fined £60 for smoking in a car with a child * David Cameron has said he will 'look again' at the proposals * Critics say the law is unenforceable and an
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 4, 2014 10:51
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[UK] Jeremy Hunt backs Labour bid to ban smoking in cars with children

THE health secretary Jeremy Hunt is to back moves to ban parents from smoking in cars carrying children. In a coup for the campaigners, the cabinet minister has concluded that there is a compelling case for protecting youngsters from tobacco smoke while
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 2, 2014 00:08
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