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[Michigan] ANN ARBOR: Poll: 82 percent of adults support banning smoking when kids are riding in the car

latest University of Michigan Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health, support is strong for prohibiting drivers and passengers from smoking when kids are in the car. However, only seven states nationwide have laws banning the practice
Heritage Newspapers
added Jul 28, 2013 20:59
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[Jamaica] LETTER: No need for concern over smoking ban in tourism sector

the Pharmaceutical Society of Jamaica (PSJ) supports the introduction of the no-smoking policy in the interest of public health. Concerns have been expressed that this ban may have negative effects on our tourism industry. Could this be based on the assu
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jul 25, 2013 06:35
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[UK] Effects of passive smoking evident in children

Children as young as seven are showing the physical effects of their parents' smoking habits, a study has found. Those subjected to second-hand smoke at home had elevated levels of cotinine – a by-product of nicotine – in their systems.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Jul 24, 2013 09:22
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Hertz Now Smoke-Free

announces that it has transitioned its car rental fleet to non-smoking as part of the Company's commitment to provide the cleanest fleet in the car rental industry.
PR Newswire
added Jul 24, 2013 09:41
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[UK] Children as young as seven affected by parents smoking

The researchers say the study provides important new evidence of the need to reduce smoking in private homes and cars. The study looked at cotinine levels in children who had taken part in the Children of the 90s study at the University of Bristol,
Wellcome Trust (uk)
added Jul 23, 2013 19:57
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82% Of US Adults Favor Smoking Ban In Cars When Children Present; Kids More Likely To Start Smoking From Secondhand Exposure

The findings accompany other statistics showing that 87 percent of adults support a ban on smoking in businesses where children are allowed, along with 75 percent supporting no smoking in homes where an asthmatic child is present. Perhaps most surprising
Medical Daily
added Jul 23, 2013 19:54
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Poll: U.S. Adults Support Smoking Ban in Cars With Kids

Eighty-two percent of American adults support banning smoking in cars when children younger than 13 are in the vehicle, according to a new survey. The poll also found that 87 percent of adults support a ban on smoking at businesses that allow children, a
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 23, 2013 11:09
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82% of adults support banning smoking in vehicles with children under age 13 (PDF)

The health dangers of breathing secondhand smoke have been known for over 30 years. As a result, 40 states currently have different types of bans on smoking in public places, such as public facilities (like schools, hospitals, airports, bus terminals, pa
C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health
added Jul 23, 2013 05:20
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Most Adults Agree: Smoking In Cars With Kids Should Be Banned

Banning smoking in cars with kids inside is a popular idea, according to a new survey from researchers at the University of Michigan (U-M). The researchers surveyed 1,996 adults over the age of 18 and found that 82 percent supported the idea of banning
REDORBIT (formerly RedNova.com)
added Jul 23, 2013 04:55
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[Jamaica] 'Smoking task force must move fast to prevent tourism fallout'

The Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA) says the task force set up to explore the likely impact of the smoking ban on the tourism industry must work speedily to prevent any fallout in the sector. Tourism interests have expressed concern that
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jul 23, 2013 00:17
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