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[UK] Consultant backs move to protect children from second-hand smoke in cars

A CONSULTANT from a North-East hospital trust has backed a new national campaign to discourage smoking when children are in cars.
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Jun 4, 2013 09:44
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Oregon Lawmakers Vote To Ban Smoking In Cars With Children Present

Oregon lawmakers signed off Monday on a measure that makes it illegal to smoke in a car when there are children present. Drivers could only be ticketed for the offense if they've already been pulled over for something else.
Northwest News Network (PBS)
added Jun 4, 2013 02:27
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[UK] City councillors poised to stub out smoking ads on Bristol taxis

COUNCILLORS are expected to ban an advertising slogan on the side of taxis in Bristol which says "smoking allowed". The city council has been approached by an advertising agency which is organising a campaign in support of smoking. Council officers are
This is Bristol (UK)
added May 31, 2013 13:39
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[UK-Scotland] Jim Hume MSP launches consultation on bill banning smoking in vehicles with children present

Jim says in the foreword to his consultation document: Recent research has shown that 17% of 11-16 year olds in the UK are exposed to second-hand smoke more than once a week while in a car with a further 30% indicating exposure once a week or less. Thes
Liberal Democrat website (uk)
added May 31, 2013 10:33
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[UK] GRAY: Laws to curb junk food sales and smoking are societal housekeeping

My parents had no idea that when they filled our Ford Anglia with the constant smoke ... had they known they probably wouldn't have done it. Even better, if the law had told them not to, they definitely wouldn't have.
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added May 31, 2013 10:31
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[UK-Scotland] Dundee groups back car smoking ban

research shows that, even with the window open, the air quality inside the car can be as bad as that seen in industrial cities like Beijing or Moscow. That’s why one Scottish MSP, South of Scotland member Jim Hume, has launched a bid to get the Scottish
(Dundee) Evening Telegraph (uk)
added May 30, 2013 13:17
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[New Zealand] Trust kids more than 'smoke-free' parents

Children are more likely to be telling the truth about people smoking in cars and homes than their parents, New Zealand researchers have confirmed. Parents were either under-reporting or unaware of their children's exposure to second-hand smoke, say the
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added May 30, 2013 13:15
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[California] Police: Man throws cigarette butt out car window, gets pulled over, arrested

American Canyon Police arrested a 24-year-old Vallejo Man early Saturday morning after pulling him over for allegedly tossing a cigarette out the car window and making vehicle code violations, police said.
Napa Valley (CA) Register
added May 30, 2013 12:56
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[California] Police: Man throws cigarette butt out car window, gets pulled over, arrested

American Canyon Police arrested a 24-year-old Vallejo Man early Saturday morning after pulling him over for allegedly tossing a cigarette out the car window and making vehicle code violations, police said.
Napa Valley (CA) Register
added May 30, 2013 12:56
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Smoking in South Africa

Tobacco legislation in South Africa is constantly changing, and ignorant smokers may find themselves on the wrong side of the law with fines of up to R100 000. Here is what smokers should know, and the changes they can expect in future.
Health-E (za)
added May 30, 2013 07:08
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