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[UK-Wales] Stoptober: Want to give up smoking? Here's how

Those aiming to quit will be blogging about their experiences on WalesOnline as the campaign gets underway next month
WalesOnline (uk)
added Sep 12, 2014 09:02
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[UK-Wales] E-Cig ban for Torfaen

THE use of all e-cigarettes and vaping devices has been banned from all Torfaen Council’s premises and vehicles. The move comes amid concerns over the safety of the devices, which may contain nicotine, and their impact on the health of both users and pas
South Wales Argus (uk)
added Sep 11, 2014 11:04
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[UK-Wales] £50 fine plan for smoking in cars with children on board

People caught smoking in cars with children on board could face a £50 on-the-spot fine in Wales. A six-week consultation on the ban, which was first announced in July, is being launched on Thursday to protect under-18s from second-hand smoke.
BBC Online
added Sep 11, 2014 11:02
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[UK-Wales] Voluntary ban on under-18 e-cigarette sale

Shopkeepers in Pembrokeshire are being asked to join a voluntary council-run scheme not to sell e-cigarettes to under-18s. There is no legal restriction on the sale to under-18s at present in Wales.
BBC Online
added Sep 10, 2014 14:35
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[UK-Wales] Four in ten smokers in Wales underestimate the risk to their health, new research shows.

As Stop Smoking Wales launches its biggest ever campaign to encourage our 690,000 smokers to quit, the study reveals that despite decades of health warnings some people still haven’t got the message.
WalesOnline (uk)
added Sep 8, 2014 05:15
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[UK-Wales] Wales' biggest stop smoking campaign launch

The biggest campaign to date to encourage Wales' 690,000 smokers to quit is being launched in Cardiff. "Local heroes" from around Wales who have agreed to try and kick the habit during the month of October will take part.
BBC Online
added Sep 8, 2014 04:19
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[UK-Wales] Rat poo found in cigarettes and tobacco seized in Conwy

And the local authority also invites people to come forward to help future operations in relation to illicit tobacco. Ring Conwy’s Trading Standards department on 01492575220.
Daily Post North Wales (uk)
added Sep 3, 2014 12:06
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[UK, UK-Wales] E-cigarettes: no indoor smoking ban planned in England despite WHO call

The Department of Health (DH) made clear that it does not plan to outlaw the use of the increasingly popular gadgets in enclosed public spaces in England, although Wales's Labour government is considering doing so. The DH ruled out making e-cigarettes s
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 26, 2014 22:03
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[UK-Wales] Sudden infant deaths: 'We are failing hundreds of babies every year,' warns charity

Not enough is being done to reduce the number of unexplained infant deaths in Wales, a safer baby charity has warned. The warning from the Lullaby Trust ...“Once born, breastfeeding support and helping parents stay smoke free are important safeguards ag
WalesOnline (uk)
added Aug 21, 2014 15:10
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[UK-Wales] Newport sniffer dog Phoebe's £500,000 tobacco haul in May

She sniffed out £500,000 of illegal tobacco in one month alone and is a key part of the fight against the sale of tobacco to underage children. Springer spaniel Phoebe and her handler, Newport trading standards' Stuart Phillips, were visited by Welsh gov
BBC Online
added Aug 8, 2014 15:54
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