News

Bill Proposes Fines for Smoking in Cars with Children

Bill Proposes Fines for Smoking in Cars with Children

Photo: Newsradio WTAX

An Illinois lawmaker has introduced legislation that’d make it illegal to smoke in a car while a child is present. Chicago Democratic Sen. Ira Silverstein is sponsoring the measure. He says it’s aimed at protecting children from secondhand smoke.

Anyone who violates the measure would face a $100 fine, but police wouldn’t be able to pull over drivers simply for a smoking violation.

Six states other states have a similar ban.

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling are parents

evamendes

The pair reportedly welcomed a baby girl last week.

in Music

KISS raises $1M for military museum

tommythayer

The rockers helped raise money for the renovation of a military museum in Oregon named after guitarist Tommy Thayer's father.

in Music

Queen honors Freddie Mercury with new vodka

freddie-mercury

The Stoli-made limited edition vodka marks the 40th anniversary of the band's hit single, "Killer Queen."