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[UK] Plymouth man fined for flicking lit cigarette out his car window

A litter lout who threw his cigarette out his car window has been fined £220 by magistrates. Michael Hayward of Ladysmith Road was seen flicking a lit cigarette from his car as he drove along Lipson Road last August. He was issued with an £80 Fixed Pen
Plymouth Herald / This is Plymouth (uk)
added Jan 11, 2017 12:35

[UK-Northern Ireland] Proposals to ban smoking in cars carrying children

The consultation will run from 6 January 2017 to 3 March 2017. The draft regulations propose that the existing legislation, as set out in the Smoking (Northern Ireland) Order 2006, will be extended so that it will be an offence to: Smoke in a private veh
BBC Online
added Jan 9, 2017 12:29

[UK-Northern Ireland] Proposals to ban smoking in cars carrying children

Plans to ban smoking in private vehicles carrying children are to be discussed, the health minister has announced. Michelle O'Neill said it was "inconceivable that we continue to allow children to be exposed to such harm". In February 2016, Assembly memb
BBC Online
added Jan 9, 2017 02:11

[Asia, Mid-east] Price hike alert: GCC gears up for higher taxes on tobacco, soft drinks, luxury cars

The six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is gearing up to double the taxation on certain items like cigarettes in the coming months. The GCC will gradually implement a selective tax on 93 commodities starting the second quarter of this year and expa
Al (jo)
added Jan 9, 2017 00:04

[UK-Northern Ireland] Poll: Should smoking in cars carrying children be made illegal in Northern Ireland?

A public consultation has been opened over plans to ban smoking in cars carrying children. Health Minister Michelle O'Neill called it "inconceivable" that young people should be exposed to the harmful effects of tobacco smoke.
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 8, 2017 23:57

[Malta] Law banning smoking in cars with minors enters into force

A new law making it illegal to smoke in a car with anyone under the age of 18 will come into force today. The law, aimed at protecting children from second-hand smoke, was announced in last year’s Budget speech. Motorists will have to suppress their urge
Malta Today (mt)
added Jan 3, 2017 07:13

[Malta] Law banning smoking in cars with minors enters into force

Motorists will have to suppress their urge to smoke any kind of tobacco – including electronic cigarettes – until they arrive at their destination, if they want to avoid a €50 fine. The ban applies to all tobacco products including e-cigarettes. It also
Malta Today (mt)
added Jan 1, 2017 13:44

[Europe, Malta] Smoking in cars with children will no longer be allowed as of Sunday

illegal to smoke in private cars in the presence of children under 16 years of age. "This legislative measure protects children and young people from the damaging effects of second-hand smoke. Children are at particular risk from the effects of passive
Malta Independent (mt)
added Dec 29, 2016 12:51

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] SPAD to probe bus driver for using cellphone, smoking while on duty

The Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) has begun investigating an express bus driver who was caught on camera using a mobile phone and smoking while driving. SPAD said in a statement yesterday its enforcement officers had recorded statements from the
Rakyat Post (my)
added Dec 29, 2016 00:34

[California] LETTER: Golf course compromise

Most courses will allow a golfer to ride in a separate cart if the other golfer smokes. Being outside on 100 acres of golf course and not being in a cart with a smoking golfer is a common-sense solution that satisfies both parties and allows a county or c
Ventura County (CA) Star
added Dec 28, 2016 14:04
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