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[Ireland] Minister defends delay in pasage of anti-smoking Bill

Minister for Health James Reilly has defended the delay in the passage of legislation to prevent smoking in vehicles when children are present. Dr Reilly said care had to be taken with the legislation because of the power of the smoking lobby and its pot
Irish Times (ie)
added Apr 18, 2014 12:24

[Australia] Dad caught smoking with child in his car

Noticing an 18-month-old child in the back seat of the car, they asked him if he'd been smoking while driving. "Yeah, I didn't know I couldn't," was the man's reply. Officers soon informed him that it was illegal to smoke in a car carrying children - a
Illawarra (NSW) Mercury (au)
added Apr 16, 2014 11:04

[California] Ban OK'd on e-cigs by supes at county buildings

In a 4-1 vote, Supervisor Matt Rexroad dissenting, the Yolo County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution updating the current smoking policy in county buildings, near entrances or in county-owned vehicles. Wherever a policy exists, "electronic nicot
Woodland (CA) Daily Democrat
added Apr 10, 2014 22:22

Louisiana House passes bill that bans tossing cigarette butts on the ground

Louisiana House lawmakers overwhelmingly approved a bill that would make tossing a cigarette butt on the ground or out of a car window illegal. Violators would be hit with a $250 fine and eight hours of community service for their first offense. Under t
Shreveport (LA) Times
added Apr 8, 2014 23:55

[UK-Wales] No more puffs in the village - smoke-free policy for Welsh tourist spot

Welsh tourist spot and home to UK's longest place name ... Residents and visitors to the Welsh community in Anglesey are being asked not to light up in any public place – even if it’s outside. Smokers’ lobby group Forest is fuming. Director Simon Clark
The [London, UK] Express
added Apr 8, 2014 21:59

[UK] Many smokers back family car ban

More than half of smokers would support legislation to ban smoking in cars if children are present, according to a survey. Legislation could be introduced in the next few months, with 55% of smokers backing it, a poll of 1,000 drivers by Auto Trader fou
Press Association (uk)
added Apr 7, 2014 16:15

[UK-Northern Ireland] Car smoking ban: Campaign for NI to protect children

A Northern Ireland charity has urged politicians to act quickly and impose a ban on smoking in cars when children are present. Chest, Heart and Stroke said Northern Ireland (NICHS) was in danger of becoming left behind.
BBC Online
added Apr 4, 2014 11:19

[Ireland] Report makes recommendations on tobacco sales

The Government may consider banning cigarette sales after 6pm, according to a detailed report on the proposal to introduce plain packaging of cigarettes. The 1,100-page report from the Oireachtas Health Committee, chaired by Jerry Buttimer, made 26 recom
The Cork News (ie)
added Apr 4, 2014 11:17

[UK-Scotland] Campaign to reduce effect of smoke on children in the Lothians

NHS Lothian is keen to get the message across about smoking in the home and the effect of that on children. Around 50,000 children are estimated to be at risk of exposure to second-hand smoke in Lothians and health officials say it is up to their parents
Edinburgh Reporter (uk)
added Apr 2, 2014 12:33

[UK] Campaign urges smokers in Western Isles to ‘take it right outside’

the campaign is urging people to take smoking right outside of the home or car for the sake of their children. NHS Western Isles Smoking Cessation Co-ordinator, Joanne O’Donnell, said: “NHS Western Isles strongly supports this campaign, welcoming every i
Stornoway Gazette (uk)
added Apr 2, 2014 12:31
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