A proposal to ban smoking in cars when under 16's are present is to be launched by South of Scotland MSP Jim Hume later today (Tuesday 28th May).
The consultation launch will provide an opportunity to learn more about the proposals, the scientific arguments for changing the law and the opinions of children on being exposed to second-hand smoke.
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