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House backs ban on smoking in car with young children

Tweet Utah lawmakers on Tuesday passed a proposed ban on smoking in a vehicle in which children are riding. HB82, sponsored by Rep. Jay Seegmiller, D-Sandy, would bar smoking in the vehicle when a child younger than 8 and requiring a restraining device is present. The proposed penalty is a $45 ticket. Several lawmakers argued passionately for keeping children from breathing various chemicals in cigarettes, and Seegmiller said the children have no ... Jump to full article >>