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Smoking should be banned in homes and cars to protect children, says health chief
Posted By admin On October 6, 2010 @ 10:10 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled
Daily Mail 
Wednesday, October 6, 2010
Parents should be banned from smoking in their own homes and private cars, a Government health chief said today.
Dr Tony Jewell, chief medical officer for Wales, said that stopping people lighting up in their own homes would protect their children from the dangers of passive smoking.
But furious opponents said the ban would be a breach individuals’ right to privacy.
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However, Dr Jewell said it was ‘unfair for children to bear the brunt of other people’s habits’ – and it was time to make a change.
He said: ‘As a society, creating such a measure is a powerful statement of intent about our commitment to the health of our children.
‘It could be seen as the final piece of the protection picture or at least adding to the growing public consensus on the social acceptability of smoking.’
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