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[New Zealand] Should smoking be banned in cars to keep Kiwi children healthy?

The authors say the findings show the government's assertion that current initiatives are sufficient to protect children is clearly incorrect. They have called on the government to introduce smokefree cars legislation to protect against second-hand smoke
TVNZ (nz)
added Jul 7, 2017 03:29
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[New Zealand] Ban smoking in cars - study

Exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke in cars remains a health hazard for thousands of New Zealand children, particularly Māori and Pasikifa, according to an Otago University study. The authors say the findings show the Government's assertion that curre
Newshub (nz)
added Jul 7, 2017 03:27
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[New Zealand] Law needed to curb children's exposure to smoking in cars, says study

New evidence from Otago University in Wellington shows one in five children are exposed to secondhand smoking in cars – a figure that has increased despite an overall drop in the number of smokers. Study author Richard Edwards, professor of public healt
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jul 7, 2017 03:18
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[Germany] Europe's worst coach accidents in past 10 years

2008 November 4, GERMANY: Twenty people, mainly senior citizens, perished when a bus bursts into flames on a motorway near the northern city of Hanover. The blaze is reportedly sparked by someone smoking in the toilet.
South China Morning Post
added Jul 3, 2017 18:27
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[Australia] Smoking banned at Canberra bus and light rail stops, train stations from October 1, 2017

Smoking will be banned from public transport waiting areas, including bus stops, taxi shelters, train stations and (when they're built) light rail stops.
Canberra (ACT) Times (au)
added Jun 29, 2017 02:25
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[Spain] Spanish doctors propose smoking ban at bus stops

Murcia Today (es)
added Jun 28, 2017 14:48
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[UK] Smoking rate at "all-time low" across North Yorkshire

And North Yorkshire County Council says the Health Act, which enforced the ban, has helped to cut smoking rates to an all-time low across the region, with only 13% of people smoking in North Yorkshire. They say it's also "set the scene" for further smok
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jun 27, 2017 14:45
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[New York] Legislature passes bill to ban use of e-cigarettes indoors

Should Gov. Andrew Cuomo sign the bill, vaping would be banned in, among other areas, the workplace, on buses and subways, and in outdoor areas where smoking is otherwise banned, such as within 100 feet of a school.
Albany (NY) Times Union blogs
added Jun 20, 2017 19:23
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[UK] LEWIS: Regulating the smoke ban 10 years on

It just goes to show that if you get the right blend of education and enforcement then landmark pieces of public health legislation can be comprehensive successes.
Medium
added Jun 20, 2017 15:48
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[UK-Wales] WALES IS LEADING THE WORLD WITH ITS NEW PUBLIC HEALTH LAW

Wales is about to become the first country to put health first in all public decisions. A new act plans to make it a healthier place, where physical and mental well-being are maximised and where choices and behaviours that benefit future health are under
The Independent (uk)
added Jun 6, 2017 15:53
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