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Letters Smoking ban in cars

Smoking ban in cars will benefit disadvantaged children most

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: (Published 25 February 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g1720
  1. Anthony A Laverty, research assistant,
  2. Christopher Millett, reader in public health
  1. 1Imperial College London, London W6 8RP, UK
  1. a.laverty{at}

We welcome the decision by MPs to legislate against smoking in cars carrying children after the attention brought to this problem by Hopkinson and colleagues.1 2 In addition to the widely discussed health benefits, such a move has great potential to …

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