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[UK] HINSLIFF: Who would fight for the right to give kids cancer?

There was something odd about the way the man was handling the pushchair, something that didn’t make sense until you saw the cigarette in his hand. He had quite an ingenious routine going, to avoid blowing smoke right in the baby’s face. Shove and let go
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 1, 2014 23:45

[UK] DUFF: i Editor's Letter: Protecting kids from second-hand smoke

300,000 children a year visit GPs with problems linked to second-hand smoke. One day our grandchildren will look back at smoking, as we do at, say, recreational opium use, and wonder, “What the heck did they do that for?”
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 1, 2014 23:44

[UK-Scotland] Drivers face smoking ban if kids are in car

MOTORISTS in Scotland could be banned from smoking in cars carrying children. Legislation being drawn up following extensive consultation has already gathered cross party support. Adults who smoke while children are present could be fined £60.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jan 31, 2014 15:06
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[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 Jan 31, 2014 14:50

[Gibraltar, Spain] New law puts squeeze on tobacco smugglers

Gibraltar Government will make it illegal to conceal cigarettes in cars and motorbikes, or to drive a vehicle stashed with tobacco. The move is the latest step to clamp down on cigarette smuggling across the border into Spain. It comes just weeks after th
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Jan 31, 2014 14:47

[UK] ROUTLEDGE: A triumph of common sense over the vested interests of the tobacco industry

Mirror columnist Paul Routledge says it's right that children shouldn't be exposed to the risk of asthma and lung disease by parents who smoke behind the wheel
The Mirror (uk)
added Jan 30, 2014 23:51

[UK] EDITORIAL: Smoke Zone / There is a strong case for banning smoking in cars with children present

When it was first suggested that passive smoking was harmful, the idea was controversial and the evidence thin. It is not so now. It is widely accepted that second-hand smoking is dangerous to those who experience it for a
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 14, 2014 15:29
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[UK] 'Public backs' child car smoking ban, says MSP

Mr Hume said the majority of the 161 responses to his consultation showed public backed the crackdown. He said: "Many of the charities, individuals and health professionals who have backed my proposals recognise that this is about giving children the be
BBC Online
added Feb 1, 2014 23:47

[UK] A solution to smoking in car question?

The Yorkshire Evening Post asked interested parties on either side of the debate to outline the arguments for and against. Paul Lambert, a public health specialist in tobacco control in Leeds, said: “Second hand smoke has terrible detrimental effects on
Yorkshire Post (uk)
added Feb 1, 2014 23:41
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[UK] Nick Clegg opposes smoking ban in cars with children

Proposals to ban smoking in cars with children present have hit an obstacle after Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg made clear he does not back legislation. A Labour plan to give the Health Secretary powers to make smoking with children in the car an off
Press Association (uk)
added Jan 30, 2014 09:04
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