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[UK] Both driver and smoker could be fined £50 in new smoking law

From 1 October 2015 it will be illegal to smoke in a car (or other vehicles) in order to protect children and young people from the dangers of secondhand smoke. More than 430,000 children are exposed to second hand smoke in cars each week, according to
Nursing in practice (uk)
added Aug 12, 2015 09:58
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[UK] Campaign to stop people smoking in their cars and homes to launch later this month

Residents are being encouraged to protect their children and pets from secondhand smoke by making their homes and cars smoke free. The Smokefree Homes and Cars campaign, which launches on August 26, encourages everyone to sign the pledge to make thei
Wisbech Standard (uk)
added Aug 11, 2015 18:49
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​Smokers in South West use holidays to dodge soaring UK cigarette prices

HALF of smokers in the South West will bring back "as many" cheap cigarettes as possible from their European holidays, a major new survey has discovered. The study reveals the true extent of how consumer behaviour has shifted to "non-shop sources" to av
North Devon Journal (uk)
added Aug 11, 2015 11:49
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[UK] Imperial Tobacco targets car boot sales as source of illegal tobacco

Criminals are increasingly using car boot sales to peddle illegal tobacco according to Imperial Tobacco. In the latest instalment of the Imperial Tobacco Suspect it? Report it! Initiative, the tobacco giant has published a poster depicting a ‘dodgy de
The Grocer (uk)
added Aug 11, 2015 11:47
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[UK] ELLISON: Three Million Reasons to Quit

We want all children to grow up free from the burden of disease that tobacco brings. This is why we're making it illegal for anyone to smoke in a car with under 18s from 1st October. After this date, there will be a £50 fine for anyone caught but I would
Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 11, 2015 08:09
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[Canada] Smoking with child in the vehicle leads to charge for Corner Brook man

Officers with the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary tracked down the man and vehicle in question and found an eight-year-old boy in the back seat. The 22-year-old driver was issued a ticket for the offense and has since been charged under the Smoke-Free E
CBC News (ca)
added Aug 10, 2015 20:31
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[Pennsylvania] Pa. woman lights cigarette in car, propane tank explodes

Authorities say a woman was taken to a western Pennsylvania hospital after she lit a cigarette in a vehicle and a propane tank inside exploded. Police said the woman was with a group in a tailgating lot on Pittsburgh's North Side before the Pirates game
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 10, 2015 20:07
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[Asia, Mid-east] Kuwait plans to enforce ban on smoking inside vehicles

Kuwait’s General Traffic Department (GTD) is reportedly considering enforcing the law that bans motorists smoking inside their vehicles while driving. The decision is part of the ministry’s strategy to curb road accidents, with smoking while driving cons
Arabian Business
added Aug 10, 2015 05:17
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[Massachusetts] HEROUX: It's Time to Protect Little Lungs

An Act To Protect Little Lungs is a bill that I filed in the Massachusetts House of Representatives. The idea behind this bill would be to make it illegal for anyone to smoke while a child is in the car in a car seat. Penalty would be a $100 fine, which
Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 3, 2015 21:07
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France shrugs off the smoking ban

A bill before parliament proposes forcing tobacco companies to use neutral packaging for cigarettes in place of colourful branding. It would also ban smoking in playgrounds in public parks, and in cars with passengers under the age of 12. It even takes a
Financial Times (uk)
added Jul 28, 2015 16:31
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