If you want to light up in your car and there are children present, it’s legal to do soat least in most states.
The state’s ban, which went into effect July 1, prohibits smoking around children 8 and younger and covers lighted pipes, cigars, cigarettes.
Violators are subject to a $100 fine.
How much is the fine for smoking in a car with a child?
Pritzker on Friday signed House Bill 2276 into law making it a petty offense to smoke in a vehicle in which there are one or more children under age 18. That can result in a fine of up to $100 for a first violation, and up to $250 for each subsequent violation.
What is the law on smoking in a car?
The Children and Families Act 2015 made smoking in cars with children an offence. The law makes it clear that it’s illegal to: Smoke in a private vehicle with someone under age 18 present. Fail to prevent smoking in a private vehicle with someone under age 18 present.
Is it illegal to smoke in a car with a child in Florida?
Virginia recently passed a law that prohibited adults from smoking inside a car if children under 8 years old are also present. The law applies to both parked and moving vehicles. Florida does not currently ban drivers from smoking with children in the car.
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