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ASH Research Report: Impact of Secondhand smoke on Children

Although children’s exposure to secondhand smoke in the UK has fallen, around 4 million people still smoke in the presence of children. Educational campaigns are needed to raise awareness of the harmful effects of secondhand smoke on children.

Download the report here.

Laws Banning Smoking in Vehicles Carrying Children – International Overview

Laws prohibiting smoking in vehicles carrying children have been adopted in 10 Canadian provinces/territories, 7 Australian states/territories, 6 U.S. states, as well as South Africa, Mauritius, Bahrain, and Puerto Rico. A briefing  by the Canadian Cancer Society.  2014.

international-overview-2014-02-03-vehicles-with-kids.pdf

 

Inquiry into smoking in private vehicles – APPG Report

All Party Parliamentary Group on Smoking and Health report on smoking in private vehicles – November 2011

APPG-Inquiry-Vehicles-FINAL.pdf

Impact of smokefree legislation: evidence review

On 9 March 2011, the Government launched its Tobacco Control Plan and also published an academic review of the impact of the smokefree legislation that was implemented in England in 2007.  The review demonstrates that smokefree legislation has had beneficial effects on health.

Evidence review

 

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