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[UK] Ban on smoking in cars carrying children is step closer after peers pass amendment

Peers passed an amendment, put forward by the Health Minister Earl Howe, giving ministers to power to ban the practice. It came after the House of Lords last week defeated the Government on the issue after 28 Liberal Democrats rebelled to back the origi
The Mirror (uk)
added Feb 6, 2014 14:14

[UK] Government paves way for ban on smoking in cars with kids

Peers have agreed to a package of tobacco control measures aimed at reducing the take-up of smoking by young children and at reducing their exposure to smoke, during third reading of the Children and Families Bill.
BBC Online
added Feb 6, 2014 14:13

EDITORIAL: New ground for smoking ban

shouldn’t there be a limit to how far we reach into the lives of people who, after all, are exercising free choice in a free society? Tobacco is not an illegal substance; any adult can buy it. No argument that nonsmokers should be protected from the harmf
The Intelligencer
added Feb 5, 2014 09:48

[Florida] Lawmakers look to limit smoking in cars

Daytona Beach (FL) News-Journal
added Feb 4, 2014 18:12

[UK] Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt calls for ban on parents smoking in cars

* Health Secretary is backing law despite previously opposing it * Legislation would see parents fined £60 for smoking in a car with a child * David Cameron has said he will 'look again' at the proposals * Critics say the law is unenforceable and an
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 4, 2014 10:51

[UK] Blackburn with Darwen council backs smoking in cars ban

The council pointed to research by the British Lung Foundation which showed around half a million 11-15 year olds are exposed to secondhand smoke in family cars every week. Peers also supported key amendments to the Children and Families Bill on standar
Lancashire Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 4, 2014 06:27
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[UK] Jeremy Hunt backs Labour bid to ban smoking in cars with children

THE health secretary Jeremy Hunt is to back moves to ban parents from smoking in cars carrying children. In a coup for the campaigners, the cabinet minister has concluded that there is a compelling case for protecting youngsters from tobacco smoke while
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 2, 2014 00:08
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[UK] 'Public backs' child car smoking ban, says MSP

Mr Hume said the majority of the 161 responses to his consultation showed public backed the crackdown. He said: "Many of the charities, individuals and health professionals who have backed my proposals recognise that this is about giving children the be
BBC Online
added Feb 1, 2014 23:47

[UK] HINSLIFF: Who would fight for the right to give kids cancer?

There was something odd about the way the man was handling the pushchair, something that didn’t make sense until you saw the cigarette in his hand. He had quite an ingenious routine going, to avoid blowing smoke right in the baby’s face. Shove and let go
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 1, 2014 23:45

[UK] DUFF: i Editor's Letter: Protecting kids from second-hand smoke

300,000 children a year visit GPs with problems linked to second-hand smoke. One day our grandchildren will look back at smoking, as we do at, say, recreational opium use, and wonder, “What the heck did they do that for?”
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 1, 2014 23:44
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