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Vote to ban smoking in cars with children is hailed as victory for child health

The decision by MPs to give governments in England and Wales the power to ban smoking in cars when children are present has been hailed as a big step towards protecting child health. MPs voted overwhelmingly in favour of the ban, which was introduced las
British Medical Journal
added Feb 12, 2014 13:48
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[UK] Smoking ban in cars carrying children 'by 2015'

Ministers plan to act on last night's vote "sooner rather than later", sources have told the BBC, suggesting legislation could be introduced in the forthcoming Queen's Speech. They added "the details have to be worked through".
BBC Online
added Feb 12, 2014 13:20
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[UK] Andy McSmith's Diary: When it comes to MP’s allegiances, where there’s smoke, there’s fire

Among the most outspoken opponents of the proposed ban on smoking in cars in the presence of children is the Tory MP Dame Angela Watkinson ... last summer she enjoyed £1,260 worth of hospitality at the Chelsea Flower Show, courtesy of Japan Tobacco Inter
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 12, 2014 13:19
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[UK] JOHNSON: Banning smoking in cars is bizarre, intrusive – and right

Unusually for a libertarian free spirit, this time I’m with the bossyboots brigade
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 10, 2014 16:33
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Poll: Should Northern Ireland ban smoking in cars where children are passengers?

The call came from the Northern Ireland Chest Heart and Stroke Association which warned that many motorists are harming their own children's health. The intervention came ahead of a vote in the House of Commons today on whether or not people should be p
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 10, 2014 15:37
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[UK] PAPE: Please protect me from smoking in cars

My father smoked since he was a teenager and stopped only last year. Thankfully, he never smoked when I was in the car with him but not everyone is as considerate. Young people dislike the taste and smell of cigarette fumes. Friends who've been in cars
Politics.co.uk (uk)
added Feb 10, 2014 15:31
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[UK] Smoking ban in cars carrying children expected to be passed

Senior Conservatives in the cabinet are split over how to vote in the Commons on Monday as a move to ban smoking in cars with children is expected to be passed with Labour support. David Cameron, citing the need to visit flood-affected areas, is likely
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 9, 2014 21:29
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[UK] Mayor backs smoking ban in cars

Boris Johnson has joined leading medics in urging MPs to vote in favour of outlawing smoking in cars carrying children. The Mayor of London said the practice was so "disgusting" and harmful to youngsters' health that even libertarians such as him should
Press Association (uk)
added Feb 9, 2014 21:35
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[UK] Boris Johnson joins leading medics in calling for smoking ban in cars carrying children ($$)

The Independent (uk)
added Feb 9, 2014 21:34
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[UK] Car smoking: MPs set to vote on ban when children present

If the Commons backs the amendment to the Children and Families Bill, it will give the Health Secretary the power to bring in a ban in England. But it would not immediately mean a change in the law. Last week, more than 700 health experts wrote an open
BBC Online
added Feb 9, 2014 21:28
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