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Vote to ban smoking in cars with children is hailed as victory for child health

The decision by MPs to give governments in England and Wales the power to ban smoking in cars when children are present has been hailed as a big step towards protecting child health. MPs voted overwhelmingly in favour of the ban, which was introduced las
British Medical Journal
added Feb 12, 2014 13:48
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[UK] Smoking ban in cars carrying children 'by 2015'

Ministers plan to act on last night's vote "sooner rather than later", sources have told the BBC, suggesting legislation could be introduced in the forthcoming Queen's Speech. They added "the details have to be worked through".
BBC Online
added Feb 12, 2014 13:20
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[UK] Andy McSmith's Diary: When it comes to MP’s allegiances, where there’s smoke, there’s fire

Among the most outspoken opponents of the proposed ban on smoking in cars in the presence of children is the Tory MP Dame Angela Watkinson ... last summer she enjoyed £1,260 worth of hospitality at the Chelsea Flower Show, courtesy of Japan Tobacco Inter
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 12, 2014 13:19
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[Ireland] 'We need to follow UK lead on car smoke ban'

ASH Ireland said a vote by MPs in the British parliament yesterday overwhelmingly in favour of banning smoking in cars in which children are present is a step forward in protecting them from dangerous second-hand smoke. "ASH Ireland would welcome any in
Evening Herald (ie)
added Feb 12, 2014 12:56
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[UK] JOHNSON: Banning smoking in cars is bizarre, intrusive – and right

Unusually for a libertarian free spirit, this time I’m with the bossyboots brigade
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 10, 2014 16:33
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Poll: Should Northern Ireland ban smoking in cars where children are passengers?

The call came from the Northern Ireland Chest Heart and Stroke Association which warned that many motorists are harming their own children's health. The intervention came ahead of a vote in the House of Commons today on whether or not people should be p
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 10, 2014 15:37
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[UK] PAPE: Please protect me from smoking in cars

My father smoked since he was a teenager and stopped only last year. Thankfully, he never smoked when I was in the car with him but not everyone is as considerate. Young people dislike the taste and smell of cigarette fumes. Friends who've been in cars
Politics.co.uk (uk)
added Feb 10, 2014 15:31
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[UK] 'Car smoking ban is LIBERAL thing to do': Lib Dem health minister defies Clegg to predict law will be in force within a year

Ken Clarke, the cigar-smoking minister without portfolio, said police would not spend their time checking if people were lighting up in cars An opinion poll in 2012 by YouGov found that 80 per cent of all adults and 65 per cent of smokers backed a ban on
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 9, 2014 23:20
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[UK] Doctors: Smoking 'causes 40 sudden infant deaths'

On Thursday, 692 doctors, nurses and other health professionals and experts had signed up to support the ban on smoking in cars.Their letter in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) said: Secondhand exposure to tobacco smoke is a major cause of ill health i
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Feb 9, 2014 23:11
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[UK] Mayor backs smoking ban in cars

Boris Johnson has joined leading medics in urging MPs to vote in favour of outlawing smoking in cars carrying children. The Mayor of London said the practice was so "disgusting" and harmful to youngsters' health that even libertarians such as him should
Press Association (uk)
added Feb 9, 2014 21:35
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