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[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

[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

[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

[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

[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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