Effective July 1st 2008 it will become illegal for drivers within the state of California to smoke cigarettes. cigars or pipes inside of vehicles containing minors. California Vehicle Code Section 12814.6
Effective July 1st 2008, talking on your cell phone will also become illegal and minors will face heavier penalties. Fines will expand with subsequent transgressions. California Vehicle Code Sections 23123 & 23124
What next, helmets and mandatory UV filtered goggles?
Not only does the state legislature and governor feel the need to control what we do with our cars, they also feel the need to impose regulations on what we do inside of our cars. In the name of safety the state continuously erodes our freedom.
Accept no excuses or justifications.