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[UK-Scotland] Smoking ban in car parks ‘unenforceable’

A move by Aberdeenshire Council to ban people from smoking in their own cars in its car parks has been described as ‘unenforceable’. The council’s policy and resources committee approved plans to prohibit smoking up on its premises, including car parks
Kincardineshire Observer (uk)
added Apr 25, 2016 14:33

[Pennsylvania] Tossed cigarette leads to car chase, crash and foot pursuit

WILKES-BARRE — What started as a traffic stop for a tossed cigarette turned into a car chase with children in the pursued vehicle, a crash into a building and foot race before a Wilkes-Barre man was caught and charged.
Wilkes Barre (PA) Times Leader
added Apr 24, 2016 23:43
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[Illinois] VIDEO: E-Cigarette May Have Sparked Car Fire at Suburban Walmart: Fire Officials

An e-cigarette may have sparked a fire in a suburban Walmart parking lot that caused a car to burst into flames. The fire sparked Saturday afternoon in the parking lot of a Walmart on Route 34 in Oswego, with witnesses reporting explosions, tires popping
NBC Chicago
added Apr 20, 2016 15:01
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[Africa, Nigeria] Motorist burnt to death after cigarette allegedly touched keg of fuel stored in car

The Punch reports that the fire was as a result of the cigarette he lit. Meanwhile, efforts by firefighters from the Lagos State Fire Service to put out the fire were abortive, as he was reportedly burnt to death.
Daily Post (ng)
added Apr 18, 2016 22:03

[UK] Just who is stopping drivers smoking in cars with children in?

Police have yet to catch anybody smoking while travelling in a car with children in the three months after it was banned. A Chronicle investigation has found neither the police nor any Tyne and Wear councils have enforced the ban.
Newcastle Evening Chronicle/Chronicle Live (uk)
added Apr 18, 2016 22:02

[UK] Police stop driver smoking inches away from dangerous homemade fuel tank

A MOTORIST turned his van into a mobile bomb when he rigged up this deadly DIY petrol tank - and SMOKED inches away from it.
Bristol Evening Post (uk)
added Apr 18, 2016 21:41

[UK] Police aren't enforcing the ban on smoking in cars with children - and here's why

The Mirror spoke to police forces and local authorities around the UK and was told the proper systems are not in place to punish those who break the law
The Mirror (uk)
added Apr 15, 2016 16:02

[Belgium] Health Minister launches anti-tobacco plan

The Federal Health Minister Maggie De Block (Flemish liberal) has launched her anti-tobacco plan...excise duty on tobacco products is to be increased and branding on cigarette packets will be banned from 2019, while on the other hand the cost of treatmen (nl)
added Apr 15, 2016 15:32

Hawaii lawmakers pass bills on smoking, drugs, birth control

The House passed a bill Tuesday to prohibit anyone from smoking in a car when a minor is present. Supporters say children have little or no control over their environments and cannot leave if they're bothered by secondhand smoke.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 13, 2016 16:11

[Kansas] County to prohibit tobacco use during work hours

Labette County commissioners agreed Monday on prohibiting tobacco use entirely by county employees during working hours. The board also agreed that vaping, or e-cigarettes, should be prohibited from all county-owned buildings and vehicles. Now, county pol
Parsons (KS) Sun
added Apr 5, 2016 16:59
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