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[UK] David Cameron urged to support car smoking ban ahead of vote in Commons

David Cameron was under pressure on Saturday night to clarify whether he would support a ban on smoking in cars carrying children, as health experts raised new questions over links between his chief election strategist Lynton Crosby and the tobacco indus
The Observer (uk)
added Feb 9, 2014 21:26

UK MPs to vote over ban on smoking in cars carrying children

Smokers in England will soon be banned from smoking in cars with children inside, if MPs vote in favour of a ban as expected on Monday. Ministers have been offered a free vote on the measure, with the cabinet split on how to respond and Labour backing th
Financial Times (uk)
added Feb 9, 2014 21:24
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Respiratory health professionals call on MPs to vote to ban smoking in cars with children

Objections that this legislation impinges on freedom assume that there is a right to force children to breathe tobacco smoke and the objectors seem to value this more highly ... We urge MPs to support this important public health measure, which will pro
British Medical Journal
added Feb 16, 2014 22:08

[UK] Doctors: Smoking 'causes 40 sudden infant deaths'

On Thursday, 692 doctors, nurses and other health professionals and experts had signed up to support the ban on smoking in cars.Their letter in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) said: Secondhand exposure to tobacco smoke is a major cause of ill health i
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Feb 9, 2014 23:11

[UK] 700 medics call for car smoking ban

Hundreds of health experts are calling on the Government to ban smoking in cars carrying children ahead of a Commons vote on Monday
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 7, 2014 12:32
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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
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