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[New Zealand] Nadine Higgins: Getting steaming mad at smoking drivers

when I pulled up to the lights in my home town last summer and saw the adults in a neighbouring car were all merrily smoking away despite having a tiny wee baby cocooned in the back seat, that rule went out the window – along with a few terse words about
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added May 7, 2017 19:39
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Driver Says Tobacco Use Shouldn't Come Out At GM Trial

GM shouldn’t be allowed to use evidence of a customer’s past tobacco use or litigation involvement in an upcoming bellwether trial in multidistrict litigation over ignition switch defects, the customer told a New York federal court Thursday, arguing that
Law360
added May 5, 2017 12:39
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[New Zealand] VIDEO: 'The children don’t have a choice'- Children’s Commissioner slams Government’s refusal petition to ban second hand smoke in cars

TVNZ (nz)
added May 3, 2017 18:17
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[New Zealand] Children's Commissioner slams Government's refusal to ban second hand smoke in cars

The Government has refused a petition put forward by the Health Select Committee to ban smoking in cars around children.... The refusal comes despite 97 per cent public support of a ban. Smoking in cars around children is banned in the UK, South Africa,
TVNZ (nz)
added May 3, 2017 00:07
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[California] E-Cigarettes, Distracted Driving, and Car Accidents

While it is not against the law in California to drive while smoking an e-cigarette, it is against the law to drive while distracted....If you or a loved one was injured in an auto accident that was not your fault, California law and experienced Woodland
JD Supra, LLC
added May 1, 2017 22:17
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[UK-Scotland] Police in Scotland aren't enforcing car smoking ban

The Scottish Government are on record as having told police that enforcing the new legislation was “not a priority”. And, even if they do decide to report a motorist, officers aren’t equipped with the paperwork to issue on-the-spot fines.
The [London, UK] Express
added May 1, 2017 12:51
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[UK-Scotland] Exclusive: Anger over smoking law as it’s revealed police can’t fine you on the spot if you’re caught

ONLY one driver has been referred to prosecutors under a new law banning smoking in cars when children are present...But away from the publicity blitz surrounding the move, councils were told not to issue fines in the first six months and to concentrate o
The Sunday Post (uk)
added Apr 30, 2017 15:08
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[Texas] Second-Hand Smoke Campaign kicks off

The Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District is raising awareness about second-hand smoke in cars. Second-hand smoke kills more than 50,000 non-smokers every year. This campaign was started by one Iowa Park teacher who showed how children hav
KAUZ-TV NewsChannel 6 (Wichita Falls, TX)
added Apr 28, 2017 17:17
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[New Zealand] Government refusal to protect children in smoky cars

“The Government’s recent decision not to introduce smokefree cars for children is a missed opportunity to protect children from a major health hazard and contradicts their claim that they view protecting children from second-hand-smoke as a priority,” sa
Scoop (nz)
added Apr 24, 2017 23:09
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[UK] Taxi driver in Grantham fined for smoking in his cab

A taxi driver has been given a fixed penalty notice for smoking in his licensed vehicle. The driver admitted the offence and paid the £30 fine within 15 days to South Kesteven District Council after being witnessed by an officer smoking the tobacco whilst
Grantham Journal (uk)
added Apr 21, 2017 19:26
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