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[UK] Doctor backs Government call to ban smoking in cars transporting children

A BRACKNELL GP has said he is "astonished" that a parliamentary debate about outlawing smoking in cars carrying children was not aired sooner.
Bracknell News (uk)
added Feb 18, 2014 21:19
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Respiratory health professionals call on MPs to vote to ban smoking in cars with children

Objections that this legislation impinges on freedom assume that there is a right to force children to breathe tobacco smoke and the objectors seem to value this more highly ... We urge MPs to support this important public health measure, which will pro
British Medical Journal
added Feb 16, 2014 22:08

[UK] Banned! Smoking in cars carrying children to be a criminal offence within a year after MPs overwhelmingly back new law

In an historic vote, Tory and Lib Dem MPs backed plans to make it illegal to light up in a car in England, punishable by a £60 fine or points on a motorist’s licence. It came after Prime Minister David Cameron the ’time has come’ for a ban, brushing asid
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 16, 2014 18:55

[New Zealand, UK] Smoking ban wanted when kids in cars

Health groups want New Zealand to follow Britain and ban smoking in cars carrying children. Parliament in London on Monday passed a new law aimed at reducing the effects of passive smoking on young people. The bill was passed by 376 votes to 107 and th
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Feb 15, 2014 23:23

[Texas] EDITORIAL: The facts about secondhand smoke are indisputable

Comal County commissioners on Thursday took a step into the 21st century by banning smoking in all county facilities, yet left one foot in the past by allowing department heads the option of enforcing the ban in county-owned vehicles.
New Braunfels (TX) Herald-Zeitung
added Feb 15, 2014 21:54

[UK] EDITORIAL: Smoke Zone / There is a strong case for banning smoking in cars with children present

When it was first suggested that passive smoking was harmful, the idea was controversial and the evidence thin. It is not so now. It is widely accepted that second-hand smoking is dangerous to those who experience it for a
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 14, 2014 15:29

[UK] COREN: Only Neanderthals smoke with kids in the car ($$)

All those journeys to and from our little house in the New Forest every weekend in the 1970s and 80s, my folks chugging away in the front like a pair of steam engines so that within 15 minutes of setting off, the car was so full of smoke that my sister an
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 14, 2014 15:27

[UK] Government faces pressure over smoking ban in cars with children

Labour has pressed the government over when it expects to introduce a ban on smoking in cars when children are present. On 10 February the Commons agreed to a move towards making it a criminal offence for people to smoke in cars carrying children.
BBC Online
added Feb 14, 2014 07:24

[UK] HODGKIN: Which unhealthy lifestyle choice will be next for a ban?

a ban is nothing more than a token move and, if it were to become law, would be incredibly difficult to enforce. How many people do you know who still use their mobile while driving?
Derby Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 12, 2014 17:04

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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