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[UK-Wales] Ban on smoking in cars carrying children to become law

A ban on people smoking in cars carrying children will be introduced in Wales on October 1, 2015, Health and Social Services Minister, Mark Drakeford announced.
NewsWales (uk)
added Feb 13, 2015 15:47
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[UK, UK-Wales] Wales smoking ban in cars with children from October

A ban on smoking in cars carrying children will be introduced in Wales on 1 October, Health Minister Mark Drakeford has confirmed. People caught flouting the new law will face a £50 on-the-spot fine. Health charities welcomed the move, with a similar b
BBC Online
added Feb 13, 2015 07:50
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[UK-Wales] Hospitals in Wales could fine people for smoking near entrances

Campaign group Ash Wales says the problem of second hand smoke at hospitals needs to be tackled, and has called on the Welsh Government to address the situation.
Carmarthen Journal (uk)
added Feb 6, 2015 16:57
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[UK-Wales] Smokers outside hospitals could face higher penalties

HOSPITALS in Gwent could soon see harsher penalties for those caught smoking on site – including in the car park and outside the building entrance. The Welsh Government revealed it is considering introducing legislation to prevent smoking in hospital gr
South Wales Argus (uk)
added Feb 6, 2015 14:27
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[UK, UK-Wales] Hospitals considering on-the-spot fines for smokers

Pressure group Ash Wales called the smoking situation "unacceptable" and has urged the Welsh government to enable stricter enforcement. In response, the Welsh government said it had carried out a consultation and was considering how to take it forward.
BBC Online
added Feb 4, 2015 08:00
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[UK, UK-Wales] Standardised cigarette packets will be introduced in Wales, Health Minister confirms

South Wales Evening Post (uk)
added Jan 30, 2015 09:50
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[UK, UK-Wales] Health Minister gives go-ahead for standardised packaging for cigarettes to be introduced in Wales

Health Minister Mark Drakeford says a new law to introduce standardised packaging for cigarettes will apply in Wales
WalesOnline (uk)
added Jan 30, 2015 09:46
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[UK, UK-Wales] Branded cigarette packets could be outlawed in Wales next year and replaced with plain packets and large warnings

A law introducing plain cigarette packaging in England and Wales could come into force in 2016, it has been confirmed. The UK Government says it would offer MPs a free vote before May’s general election on the measure, which doctors claim could save thou
WalesOnline (uk)
added Jan 25, 2015 18:24
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[UK-Wales] Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy - A Collaborative Thematic Review 2010-2012 (PDF)

Health boards, Public Health Wales and Welsh Government should strengthen their efforts to reduce smoking, especially in young women and parents during pregnancy and in the first year after child birth.
NHS Wales (uk)
added Jan 20, 2015 12:18
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[UK-Wales] Higher cot death risk around smokers, report finds

Out of 45 deaths looked at in detail, 25 infants were in smoking homes. The Public Health Wales report found the rate of smoking among parents was "alarmingly high" and highlighted the importance of smoke-free environments.
BBC Online
added Jan 20, 2015 12:05
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