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[Oklahoma] Thirdhand Smoke? A clandestine health threat: The invisible remnant of tobacco smoke

Several articles came out this week ... I grew up with parents who smoked, in the house and smoked in the car where they politely opened the triangular vent windows to allow some of the smoke out. We have come a long way since they made cars with those
Miami (OK) News-Record
added Mar 19, 2014 15:34
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Landmark Children and Families Act 2014 gains royal assent

The new Children and Families Act - given royal assent today - will mean changes to the law to give greater protection to vulnerable children, better support for children whose parents are separating, a new system to help children with special educationa
GOV.UK
added Mar 18, 2014 10:02
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[Rhode Island] Sosnowski Bill Lets Police Warn Smokers Driving with Kids - Police & Fire - Narragansett - South Kingstown, RI Patch

The Senate passed legislation (2014-S 2084) today (March 13) authorizing police officers to provide a verbal warning to an individual who is smoking in a vehicle containing a restrained child.
Patch.org
added Mar 18, 2014 00:38
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[Illinois] E-cigarettes also are banned on CTA property

e-cigarettes are banned on CTA buses, trains and other properties. A CTA spokesperson confirmed this for me after an inquiry from Tattler reader John. He said he confronted a person smoking an e-cigarette on a bus:
ChicagoNow (blogs)
added Mar 12, 2014 00:51
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[Ireland] E-cigs banned from DART and trains

IRISH Rail has confirmed that electronic cigarettes are now banned from all its DART and train services. The company says it made the decision following complaints from passengers, even though there’s no evidence the devices cause any harm to anybody st
Dublin People Group Newspapers (ie)
added Mar 10, 2014 11:12
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[Asia, China] Ban smoking in Hong Kong homes and cars to protect children, expert urges

An anti-smoking activist and community-health specialist has urged the government to ban smoking in cars and even homes to protect children's health. Professor Lam Tai-hing was speaking after a new study, published yesterday, showed that second-hand smo
South China Morning Post
added Mar 9, 2014 23:47
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[Illinois] No smoking, anywhere

Two bills to further limit smoking are making their way through the Illinois General Assembly. One aims to ban smoking in vehicles with minors. The other proposes to ban smoking on any public college campus in Illinois. Most adults agree smoking should
Illinois Times
added Mar 6, 2014 13:54
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[Rhode Island] RI bill: cops could warn smokers in cars with kids

Legislation in the Rhode Island Senate would allow police to issue warnings to drivers who are seen smoking in a vehicle containing a young child. The proposal, which is scheduled to be reviewed Thursday in a Senate committee, would only apply when
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 6, 2014 13:52
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[Illinois] Driving smoke ban wins panel OK

A proposal to ban drivers from smoking with children in the car received the endorsement of a Senate panel on Tuesday. The measure would make it a crime to smoke in an enclosed vehicle while a minor is present and could net drivers a fine of up to $100.
Journal Gazette and Times-Courier (IL)
added Mar 6, 2014 12:40
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[Asia, China] Ban smoking in Hong Kong homes and cars to protect children, expert urges

Professor Lam Tai-hing was speaking after a new study, published yesterday, showed that second-hand smoke can make children prone to heart attacks and strokes later in life, in addition to other known risks such as lung cancer, middle-ear disease and res
South China Morning Post
added Mar 6, 2014 02:29
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