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Drivers could be fined £10,000 if they allow smoking with a child present in the car

Drivers and passengers of cars in England both face being slapped with huge fines if they are caught smoking with children present. In February of this year MPs voted in a majority for an amendment to the Children and Families … Continue reading

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New York’s smoking laws due to be tightened

In the UK we have just come to the end of Stoptober, which finished on 28 October. The campaign was to encourage smokers to think about their health and the dangers of tobacco, in the hope that many will stop … Continue reading

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Scottish cigarette display and vending machine ban begins on 29 April

From the 29 April this year, large shops will be banned from openly displaying cigarettes and smokers will no longer be able to purchase cigarettes from self-service vending machines as this will be outlawed too, the Scottish Government confirmed yesterday. … Continue reading

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Cigarette packets to have larger health warnings

The European Union (EU) plan to introduce legislation prohibiting the sale of flavoured cigarettes, such as menthol. The EU wants to also make it mandatory for cigarette manufacturers to cover at least 75% of a packet of cigarettes with various … Continue reading

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