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[UK] GORE: A ban on smoking in cars with children is an authoritarian step too far

A country that seeks to control the private life of non-criminal adults is not one I want to live in
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Jan 30, 2014 09:02

[UK] Why not ban TV too? Clegg opposes car smoke clampdown

Nick Clegg is against a ban on smoking in cars, saying it is "basic common sense" that cigarette smoke is bad for children. A ban could be in force within weeks after the House of Lords voted by 222 to 197 to back a Labour amendment to fine parents who
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 30, 2014 08:56

[UK] No smoking if children are in the back of the car: Controversial ban could be law in days after House of Lords backs move

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 30, 2014 08:54
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[UK] Child car smoking ban proposal before Lords

The Lords has backed a Labour plan to ban smoking in cars carrying children, despite opposition from the government. Labour peers tabled an amendment to the Children and Families Bill detailing their proposal for England, which they said was about "prot
BBC Online
added Jan 29, 2014 18:01
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[UK] Should people be allowed to smoke with children in the car?

The ban is set to be voted upon by the House of Lords later. The party says that if the ban is not passed, it will be included in its manifesto for the next election. Shadow health secretary Andy Burnham told Sky News today: "When it comes to improving
Stoke Sentinel (This Is Staffordshire) (uk)
added Jan 29, 2014 17:52

Proposed Illinois law would make it illegal to smoke with kids in the car

Illinois State Senator Ira Silverstein (D-Chicago) introduced Senate Bill 2659, which would prohibit any person from smoking tobacco, or anything else, while any minors are in the vehicle. “Second-hand smoke has serious health effects, and Illinois al
WQAD-TV (Moline, IL)
added Jan 27, 2014 14:11

[UK] Fare cop: 90% of Liverpool cigarette fines are for smoking in taxis

Liverpool council has dished out 445 fines for smoking in public since 2008 – and 418 of these were for lighting up in cabs. But smokers were also slapped with penalties in takeaways, pubs, a prison van and Millennium House, where some local authority
Liverpool Daily Post & Echo (uk)
added Jan 27, 2014 13:46

[UK] Labour plan to stub out smoking in cars with children

Andy Burnham, the shadow health secretary, said the move would “protect children from preventable harm”. Research has shown that the confined space of a car means the toxic fumes other passengers breathe in are up to 11 times more concentrated than
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 27, 2014 13:46

[Uae] EDITORIAL: Smoke and cough up

The UAE’s new law will not only dissuade people not to smoke while with children inside a car, it might also assist people to stop smoking altogether. To adopt a healthy lifestyle practice, especially with the region witnessing a surge in diseases such
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Jan 26, 2014 07:11

[UK] Labour plan to stub out smoking in cars with children ($$)

Labour’s move, which is due to be put to a vote in the House of Lords on Wednesday, follows years of resistance by both the current government and former ones, which have shied away from banning smoking in “private” places.
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 26, 2014 06:18
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