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[UK] Drivers could face up to £10,000 fine if they allow smoking with child in the car

Government draws up rules for ban on smoking in cars carrying children Anyone caught breaking the law will be hit with an on-the-spot fine of £50 If it goes to court the fine will increase to a maximum of £800
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 18, 2014 11:15

[Australia] MOORE: Smoking in cars with children isn't a private matter

The new law may prove difficult and expensive to enforce. But it marks an important symbolic step, bolstering the already-popular view that smoking in front of children is not acceptable. And if legislation improves children’s health, it will be a battle
The Conversation (au)
added Jul 16, 2014 21:41

Guernsey plans smoking ban in cars with children

The plans are part of a draft Tobacco Control Strategy for 2015 - 2020 which has been released to the public. The health department says the goal is to reduce the level of smoking in Guernsey and Alderney to 5%.
BBC Online
added Jul 16, 2014 19:14

[UK] Drivers face £10,000 fine if a PASSENGER starts smoking in a car carrying children

A new law will make it illegal smoke in a car in England if it is carrying children. But new health regulations mean the driver or owner of the car will bit hit with a levy more than 10 times higher than the maximum £800 penalty for the person who lights
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 16, 2014 18:46

[UK] Wales to ban people smoking in cars carrying children

A consultation on the landmark proposal will be launched shortly. The ban will protect children from the avoidable harms associated with passive smoking, which can lead to a range of chronic diseases. Children are particularly at risk from exposure to s
added Jul 16, 2014 10:05

[UK-Wales] Exposure to secondhand smoke in cars and e-cigarette use among 10-11 year old children in Wales

This report describes changes in children’s exposure to smoking in cars between 2008 and 2014. It also includes data on the prevalence of e-cigarette use and associations with parental smoking and future smoking intentions.
added Jul 16, 2014 10:04

[UK] Children's exposure to smoke in cars: regulating behaviour in 'private' spaces

In 2007 in Wales, legislation banned smoking in public spaces such as bars and restaurants. Wales was the first UK country to propose this legislation. In practice, the Welsh Government had to go via Westminster to gain authority to act, meaning that Sco
DECIPHer (The Centre for the Development and Evaluation of Complex Interventions for Public Health Improvement) (uk)
added Jul 16, 2014 10:02
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[UK-Wales] Cardiff University research informs Wales’ decision to ban smoking in cars carrying children

And one in five children with a parent who smokes say adults continue to light up in the family vehicle. The study, commissioned by the Welsh Government and carried out by researchers at the DECIPHer centre, Cardiff University, has informed today’s deci
Cardiff University (uk)
added Jul 16, 2014 09:41
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[UK] Government consults on ending smoking in cars carrying children

The consultation seeks views on draft regulations that would prohibit smoking in private vehicles carrying children.
added Jul 16, 2014 09:01

[UK-Wales] Welsh Government announces ban on smoking in cars with children present

First Minister Carwyn Jones and Health Minister Mark Drakeford confirmed the move to follow England's lead this morning, with a consultation set to launch "shortly". It came after MPs voted in February to ban smoking in cars with children, punishable wi
WalesOnline (uk)
added Jul 15, 2014 12:50
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