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[Hawaii] Maui youths speak out at meeting in support of secondhand smoking bill

On Jan. 4, the Maui County Council’s Policy, Economic Development and Agriculture Committee unanimously recommended approval of a bill that would prohibit smoking in vehicles when minors under the age of 18 are present. The initiative started when the M
Maui News
added Jan 14, 2018 20:52
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[Colorado] Girl Scouts may get their government badge — and an Aurora law banning smoking in cars with kids

the girls, middle school students in Aurora part of Girl Scout troop 789, have a real shot at passing their proposal. It’s set for a city council vote later this month. Councilman Charlie Richardson, who has been working with the troop on the ordinance a
Aurora (CO) Daily Sun & Sentinel
added Jan 13, 2018 14:39
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Smoke-Free Car Legislation and Student Exposure to Smoking

CONCLUSIONS: These findings support the legislative intent that public policies that are designed to protect children from exposure to smoking in vehicles will yield better adolescent health outcomes and a lower risk of future adolescent cigarette smokin
Pediatrics
added Jan 13, 2018 14:38
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[Canada] Still smoking in your workplace? Not cool, says PHU

The Porcupine Health Unit is reminding employers and employees that it is illegal to smoke or hold lighted tobacco in the workplace, this includes work vehicles. The ban on smoking in an enclosed workplace is in effect at all times, even during off-hours
TimminsToday (ca)
added Jan 12, 2018 21:54
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[Colorado] VIDEO: Girl Scouts fight to change a smoking law in Aurora

"We are working on our Silver Award project and, tonight, we would like to propose some future ordinance for not smoking in a car with a minor present," said Amelia Malchow, from Girl Scout Troop #60789 during a Sept. 25 Aurora City Council meeting. Mal
KUSA-TV Channel 9 (Denver, CO)
added Jan 12, 2018 13:58
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[New York] Editorial: Ban smoking in cars with children passengers

It’s appalling that we even need a law prohibiting smoking in vehicles where children are present. What would be even more appalling would be if state lawmakers can’t figure out how to pass one.
Schenectady (NY) Daily Gazette
added Jan 11, 2018 15:58
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[Hawaii] Smoke-Free Vehicles with Minors Passes Through Committee

unanimously passed the Policy, Economic Development, and Agriculture committee on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018. The proposed legislation, PEA-41, would prohibit smoking in vehicles in Maui County with persons under the age of 18 present.
Maui (HI) Now
added Jan 10, 2018 22:55
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New York county bans smoking in cars with children

The proposed law seeks to ban smoking while kids are in the car. "Children have no way of knowing the dangers of cigarette smoke and cannot be expected to protect their own health," Burke said. "We already don't allow smoking in indoor public spaces beca
WKBW-TV Channel 7 (Buffalo, NY)
added Jan 10, 2018 18:59
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[New York] Pulled over for smoking? It might happen in Erie County

Many health experts — and even some smokers — support the idea of restricting secondhand smoke exposure for children who often have no choice but to ride in whatever vehicle they are sharing with adult smokers. Seven other states and dozens of cities an
Buffalo (NY) News
added Jan 10, 2018 05:58
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[New York] AUDIO: Legislator proposes ban on smoking in cars while kids are inside

Burke appeared Tuesday morning on the campus of the Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. He explained that he was inspired to research and draft this bill after witnessing a motorist smoking, with the car window opened slightly, with a child sitting
WBFO (Buffalo, NY)
added Jan 9, 2018 22:40
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