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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

[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

[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

[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

[UK-Wales] Lung cancer cases in Welsh women jump by a third in just 10 years, with numbers now the third highest in Europe

Wales now has the third highest cancer rate in women in the whole of Europe, the report estimates. The rise has been blamed on an increase in women smokers in the 1970s, 80s and early 90s, with numbers peaking in the 1980s. In contrast, the figures for
WalesOnline (uk)
added Jan 6, 2015 14:38

[UK-Wales] E-cigarette use and intentions to smoke among 10-11-year-old never-smokers in Wales [FREE FULL TEXT]

E-cigarettes represent a new form of childhood experimentation with nicotine. Findings are consistent with a hypothesis that children use e-cigarettes to imitate parental and peer smoking behaviours, and that e-cigarette use is associated with weaker anti
Tobacco Control
added Dec 23, 2014 03:28

[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

[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
added Dec 4, 2014 07:31

[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.
added Dec 4, 2014 07:24
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