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Smokers' group rebuts new laws

Legislation will do little, warns lobby

A British pro-smoking lobby says new legislation in the Isle of Man is likely to be ineffective.

A law which came into effect on Wednesday (March 30) means anyone who smokes inside a vehicle carrying passengers younger than 16 could be fined up to £5,000.

But Forest UK Director Simon Clark pointed to a lack of enforcement of similar rules in England.

He said it's an 'insult' to responsible smokers:

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