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[UK-Wales] 'Pocket money prices': Cheap illegal tobacco a growing problem

A current affairs programmes aired on Welsh TV channel S4C ... A number of raids and investigations have taken place in Powys in recent years, and head of trading standards for Powys County Council, Clive Jones, insisted illegal tobacco has become a grow
Shropshire Star (uk)
added Apr 14, 2018 22:02
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[UK-Wales] Illegal tobacco sold across Wales at 'pocket money prices'

S4C’s current affairs programme Y Byd ar Bedwar will tonight examine the trade in illegal tobacco, estimated to account for 15% of all the tobacco sold in Wales - the highest proportion throughout any nation or region in the UK. 15% of all tobacco sold
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Apr 10, 2018 16:00
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[UK-Wales] 'Ban smoking in cars when animals are present' says dog lover

A dog lover is calling for a ban on smoking in cars while animals are in the back. Megan Pleasant, 22, from Bangor, Gwynedd wants the ban on lighting up in vehicles when children are present extending to animals.
Daily Post North Wales (uk)
added Mar 11, 2018 14:48
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[UK-Wales] Vaping and e-cigarettes have been banned in Swansea's main shopping centre

The Quadrant shopping centre put the ban into effect on Monday. Lisa Hartley, centre manager, confirmed the decision, and said: “Smoking has not been permitted in the centre for a number of years now, and with the growth in popularity of vaping and e-ci
WalesOnline (uk)
added Feb 28, 2018 14:47
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[UK-Wales] Survey reveals support in Wales for radical action to prevent ill health

Smoking, drug abuse, alcohol misuse, physical inactivity and unhealthy eating habits were identified as the top five contributors to poor health and wellbeing, with social isolation, poor parenting, and difficulties with accessing healthcare also rated h
South Wales Argus (uk)
added Feb 16, 2018 22:01
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[UK-Wales] Plan to improve respiratory health in Wales

The plan, launched by Health Secretary Vaughan Gething, outlines work to improve smoking cessation services, better diagnose chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and reduce variation in prescribing.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jan 19, 2018 21:14
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[UK, UK-Wales] Smoking ban doesn’t apply to prisons... or job centres

In a unanimous judgment, the court said that the ban on smoking in pubs and other public spaces, which was introduced in 2006, exempts crown premises, including many government buildings. The ruling means that it is not a criminal offence for prisoners
Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 20, 2017 18:08
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[UK-Wales] Smoking ban cannot be enforced in jails, UK supreme court rules

A prisoner suffering from poor health has lost his attempt to enforce the smoking ban in English and Welsh jails after the supreme court ruled that crown premises are effectively exempt from the enforcement of health regulations. The unanimous judgment
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 19, 2017 15:01
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[UK-Wales] Premature coronary heart disease deaths 'cut by 70%'

The number of people dying prematurely from coronary heart disease in Wales has been cut by nearly 70% in the past 20 years, a new report has revealed... The report said this was due to the improved detection of heart disease among GPs, the ban on smoking
BBC Online
added Nov 6, 2017 15:43
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[UK-Wales] Kebab shop boss could face jail over advertising cigarettes on takeaway menus

Nejdet Yesildal had paid for 20,000 leaflets showing promoting tobacco sales, as well as putting the prices on the windows and walls of his shop. And he was also advertising alcohol promotions at Top Tasty Kebab.
Daily Post North Wales (uk)
added Sep 28, 2017 15:04
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