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[Canada] Editorial: Protecting our youth

While we have some concerns about both bills, on the whole, they should be passed with small tweaks to prevent children from being harmed.
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Nov 19, 2013 15:31
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[UK] More than 430,000 children travel in smoke-filled cars EVERY week

The figures were unearthed by the British Lung Foundation, which wants to see lighting up in vehicles banned when children are present
The Mirror (uk)
added Nov 19, 2013 11:57
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[UK] Thousands of children 'driven in smoky cars'

More than 430,000 children aged 11-15 in England are exposed to second-hand smoke in their family cars at least once a week, says a charity. The estimate, from the British Lung Foundation, comes as the House of Lords prepares to debate a ban on smoking
BBC Online
added Nov 19, 2013 11:56
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[Canada] VOSS: Bill 33 a step in the right direction but will it work?

is it something that is going to be easy to monitor? Is it going to make a difference? We can only hope for health websites and stats to come out in five years, saying "Bill 33 in Alberta drastically reduces the effects of second hand smoking on children.
Wetaskiwin (ALB) Times Advertiser (ca)
added Nov 13, 2013 19:40
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Switzerland bans e-cigarettes in public transport

From December 15 the use of the battery-powered devices that simulate smoking by heating and vaporising a liquid solution containing nicotine will incur a 25 Swiss franc (20 euro, $27) fine, a spokesman for Public Transportation Union told the Swiss news
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 13, 2013 15:49
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[Pennsylvania] KAZMER: Should smoking with kids in the car be banned?

This law shouldn’t become a problem for most people, including smokers. But in case you forgot: Don’t smoke with kids in your car; you could be slowly killing them. What parent wouldn’t agree to snuff it until later?
Somerset (PA) Daily American
added Nov 13, 2013 01:03
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[Canada] GUNTER: Alberta needs to butt out

the New Puritanism — the Alison Redford kind — is the haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be taking a drag on a cherry-flavoured herb mixture and having dreams of unfiltered Camels. This is the 21st Century equivalent of Reefer Madness
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Nov 13, 2013 01:01
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[China, New York] Welcome, in Mandarin

Congee rice porridges. Smoking rooms. China has become the biggest travel spender in the world, and hotels are taking notice. ... At the Waldorf-Astoria New York, Robert Armstrong, the sales manager ... asks which guests need to stay on a smoking floor.
New York Times
added Nov 11, 2013 18:29
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[Jamaica] LETTER: LAPRADE: Don't intrude on smoking parents' privacy

THE EDITOR, Sir: I'm afraid that the proposal to ban smoking in cars occupied by children represents an unwarranted intrusion into the privacy and autonomy of parenthood.
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Nov 11, 2013 12:44
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Oregon Senate votes to ban smoking in car with kids

Adults who smoke in a car with a child could face hundreds of dollars in fines under a bill approved Wednesday in the Oregon Senate. If the House gives its approval and Gov. John Kitzhaber signs the bill, Oregon would join four other states with similar
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 8, 2013 03:26
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