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[UK-Wales] North Wales Cannabis smokers turning up to Ysbyty Gwynedd with lungs of 80 year olds

smokers in their 30s are turning up at Ysbyty Gwynedd with the lungs of 80-year-olds after less than a decade of smoking cannabis and tobacco. Researchers warned the problem was hitting teenagers in rural communities especially and was only “the tip of t
Daily Post North Wales (uk)
added Dec 8, 2014 13:08
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[UK-Wales] Exposure to secondhand smoke in cars and homes, and e-cigarette use among 10-11 year old children in Wales: CHETS Wales 2 (PDF)

29. Despite a decline in smoking in the home, a sizeable minority of children are still affected by this. Therefore, continued efforts to reduce children’s exposure to smoke in the home remain vital. 30. E-cigarette use appears to represent a new form
GOV.UK
added Dec 4, 2014 07:31
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[UK-Wales] Exposure to secondhand smoke in cars and e-cigarette use among 10-11 year old children in Wales

This report describes changes in children’s exposure to smoking in cars between 2008 and 2014. It also includes data on the prevalence of e-cigarette use and associations with parental smoking and future smoking intentions.
GOV.UK
added Dec 4, 2014 07:24
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[UK-Wales] E-cigarette use by children concerns fuelled by research

It has reinforced concerns that using the devices could become a "gateway" to smoking cigarettes. The study found 6% of 10 to 11-year-olds in Wales said they had used e-cigarettes, compared to 2% who had smoked tobacco.
BBC Online
added Dec 4, 2014 07:22
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[UK-Wales] E-cigarette fears for children

The Childhood Exposure To Tobacco Smoke (CHETS) study said children who tried e-cigarettes were seven times more likely to say they might start smoking within two years. They were also more likely to use e-cigarettes if their parents were smokers. Heat
Press Association (uk)
added Dec 4, 2014 07:19
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[UK-Wales] Three times as many children have tried e-cigarettes than smoked tobacco

A study from Childhood Exposure to Tobacco Smoke (CHETS) found that 6% of 10- and 11-year-olds in Wales have tried an e-cigarette, as opposed to 2% of them who have smoked tobacco.
IBTimes (uk)
added Dec 4, 2014 07:17
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[UK-Wales] Children are THREE times more likely to try e-cigarettes than tobacco: Devices are 'luring youngsters to smoke', scientists warn

Study of 1,601 pupils aged 10 and 11 in Wales found 6% had tried e-cigs / That compared with just 2% who had smoked regular tobacco / Experts have warned devices act as a 'nicotine gateway' for children
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 4, 2014 07:16
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[UK, UK-Wales] Study reveals e-cigarette usage of 10-11-year-olds in Wales

Three times as many children in Wales have tried e-cigarettes as have smoked regular tobacco cigarettes, according to new figures.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Dec 4, 2014 07:13
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[UK-Wales] Back my law and we can ban e-cigarette advertising and save lives, says Welsh MP Geraint Davies

Advertising electronic cigarettes will be banned and sales to under-18s will be prohibited if a draft law presented to the Commons by Swansea West Labour MP Geraint Davies becomes law.
WalesOnline (uk)
added Oct 23, 2014 13:54
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[UK-Wales] You will NOT believe the damage an e-cigarette caused to this ex-smoker's house

Former smoker Linda James-Davies’ house was gutted by fire after she quit her 20-a-day habit and believes an e-cig charger was to blame. The mum-of-two was convinced the device exploded while she ate beans on toast in her two-bedroom house.
WalesOnline (uk)
added Oct 20, 2014 12:30
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