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[UK, UK-Wales] VIDEO: E-Cigarettes: Another Puff / The Report

In Wales, the principality's government plans to ban their use in public places and hopes that a new law will be passed within the next 12 months. Wesley Stephenson asks why the two governments have such different approaches, and who's right?
BBC Online
added Aug 28, 2015 09:56

[UK, UK-Wales] JAMES: In Wales, E-cigs are treated like sticks of poison. In England they might be available on the NHS. Figure that out.

Will a ban on e-cigarettes in public places work? Would it not be possible to ban the use of e-cigs in public places and allow doctors to prescribe them to smokers to help them quit? Or could this be one of those questions that doesn’t have a right answe
WalesOnline (uk)
added Aug 25, 2015 21:03

[UK, UK-Wales] Public Health England e-cigarette report leaves Welsh unmoved

The Welsh Assembly is unlikely to row back from its tough stance on electronic cigarettes
The Grocer (uk)
added Aug 24, 2015 08:24

[UK-Wales] Wales e-cig ban 'flies in face of evidence' / Welsh Lib Dems' attack e-cigs proposals

party’s leader Kirsty Williams said: “The evidence is stacking up against Labour's e-cigs ban. They claim the ban is in the interest of public health, yet a respected public health organisation has now said their use should be encouraged to help people qu
South Wales Argus (uk)
added Aug 17, 2015 09:06
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[UK-Wales] Fires sparked by dodgy chargers have tripled in two years

The rise in popularity of e-cigarettes means that there are more unsafe devices used to charge them up being bought in Wales
WalesOnline (uk)
added Aug 17, 2015 08:56
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[UK-Wales] Family's 'lucky escape' after e-cigarette explodes and sets light to bedroom

Senior officers say they have seen an increase in the number of fires in South Wales homes that can be directly linked to chargers. Fault of 'fake' chargers They say they are primarily ‘fake’ or faulty chargers being used to charge mobile phones, electr
WalesOnline (uk)
added Aug 12, 2015 13:37

[UK-Wales] UPDATE: 'E-cigarette' charging caused Bettws house blaze, fire service confirm

A HOUSE fire in Bettws was caused by an e-cigarette charging, a spokesman from the fire service has confirmed. Emergency services were called to the scene on Humber Road at 6.45pm on Monday.
South Wales Argus (uk)
added Aug 12, 2015 10:14

[UK-Wales] Smoking could be banned in North Wales pub beer gardens

Publicans say Welsh government plans which include a smoking ban in children’s playgrounds in beer gardens could be the death knell of already struggling alehouses
Daily Post North Wales (uk)
added Aug 10, 2015 09:42

[UK-Wales] Ban on electronic cigarette use

The treatment sector is used to its harm reduction versus abstinence debate being bitter and divisive – is this debate heading in the same direction? ‘It’s obviously been a difficult one, and people have disagreed, but in the UK we’ve actually had much m
Drink and Drugs News (DDN) (uk)
added Jul 7, 2015 15:53

[UK-Wales] Wales' health minister wants to ban smoking and e-cigarettes in hospital grounds and school grounds

Mark Drakeford told an Assembly committee on Wednesday that the bans would come as regulations off the back of the Public Health Bill, which also intends to ban e-cigarettes from enclosed public and work spaces. The proposed extended smoking ban has bee
WalesOnline (uk)
added Jul 2, 2015 10:39
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