Changes in child exposure to secondhand smoke after implementation of smoke-free legislation in Wales: a repeated cross-sectional study
- Law change on smoking in cars would protect children. Wallis, Lynne // Nursing Standard;7/27/2011, Vol. 25 Issue 47, p28
In this article the author discusses a proposed law in Great Britain which would ban cigarette smoking in cars which contain children and expresses support for the proposed law, suggesting that it will improve the health of children.
- Comprehensive smoke-free legislation and displacement of smoking into the homes of young children in Hong Kong. // Tobacco Control;Apr2010, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p129
The article studies the effects of a 2007 comprehensive smoke-free legislation on children's exposure to secondhand smoke (SHS) in Hong Kong, China. According to the study, exposure to SHS at home and outside the home increased among primary school students post-legislation. The study also found...
- Should smoking in outside public spaces be banned? YES. Thomson, George; Wilson, Nick; Edwards, Richard; Woodward, Alistair // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;1/10/2009, p76
In this article the authors react to the question of whether smoking should be banned in outdoor public spaces. They suggests that it should because such a ban would prevent children from becoming smokers. They argue that while it is not clear whether outdoor smoke free areas reduce smoking...
- THE RIGHT TO BREATH CLEAN AIR. Smith, Sandy // Occupational Hazards;Nov2007, Vol. 69 Issue 11, p6
The article promotes the nationwide implementation of smoke-free laws in the U.S. Minnesota implemented in November 2007 its comprehensive workplace smoke-free law called Freedom to Breath Act. According to U.S. Surgeon General Richard Carmona, second-hand smoking is a serious health hazard that...
- Smoke-free legislation reduces exposure in children. Gupta, Vandana // Thorax;Mar2008, Vol. 63 Issue 3, p227
The article provides information about the child exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (CHETS) study that examined the effect of the change in legislation in Scotland on the status of children's exposure to second-hand smoke. Surveys were performed by primary school children in the same...
- Michigan no smoking law to take effect May 1. Fries, Richard // Grand Rapids Business Journal;3/22/2010, Vol. 28 Issue 12, p13
The article reports on House Bill 4377 amending Michigan's Public Health Code which would take effect on May 1, 2010.
- Is the smoking ban justifed? Grayling, A. C. // Prospect;Jan2008, Issue 142, p8
The author reflects on the public policy debate in Great Britain concerning bans on smoking behavior. Questions are raised over the definition of personal liberty and its relation to the harm of others. The author suggests that anti-smoking legislation in public spaces is justified because it...
- Where there's smoke, there's an anti-smoking crusader. Sares, Ted // New Hampshire Business Review;4/14/2006, Vol. 28 Issue 8, p25
The article comments on the proposed smoking ban on public places in New Hampshire. The author believes that local smoking bans now rolling across the nation may have less to do with protecting people from the supposed threat of "secondhand" smoke than they do with spreading the insidious...
- Vote to ban smoking in cars with children is a victory for child health. Kmietowicz, Zosia // BMJ: British Medical Journal;2/15/2014, Vol. 348 Issue 7945, p5
The article reports that British Members of Parliament (MP) voted in favour of the ban on smoking in cars with children.