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[UK-Wales] The e-cigarettes recalled by Argos and Sainsbury's because they could catch fire

Batches of e-cigarettes sold by high street retailers have been recalled by the over fears they could catch fire. The Vype device was on sale at stores including Argos and Sainsbury's . The items are being recalled because manufacturers have discovere
Daily Post North Wales (uk)
added Aug 8, 2018 01:48

[UK-Wales] BEHIND THE HEADLINES: Why do so many people smoke in Blaenau Gwent?

BLAENAU GWENT has again topped the list of local authorities with the highest rate of smokers in the comes down to normalisation of the act and peer pressure. According to Public Health Wales, two thirds of smokers start before they are 18 years
South Wales Argus (uk)
added Jul 28, 2018 03:15

[UK-Wales] Smoking Litter Still A Big Problem In Wales

A new report published by Keep Wales Tidy has revealed the prevalence of smoking-related litter and the far-reaching impacts on our health, wildlife and environment. During recent street cleanliness surveys, smoking-related litter was found on 80.3% of
Wales247 (uk)
added Jul 9, 2018 14:41

[UK-Wales] Swansea’s Langland Bay goes smoke free

One of Swansea’s most visited coastal bays has become Wales’ third smoke free beach. Langland Bay, a Blue Flag and Seaside Awards-winning site, will be the second beach in Swansea to have a voluntary smoking ban in place. Swansea Council launched a succ
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jul 5, 2018 16:22
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[UK-Wales] Nanny state strikes again! Smokers trying to kick the habit could face a $550 fine

Cigarette smokers trying to quit with the help of an e-cig could face a $550 fine. A new anti e-cigarette law to be introduced in New South Wales in July will ban anyone from using the electronic device in any public place. Anyone caught breaking the la
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 3, 2018 16:16
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[UK-Wales] Ospreys back anti-smoking campaign at sports grounds across Wales

The Ospreys are the first Welsh sports team to back a national anti-smoking campaign. The rugby club have put their weight behind the campaign by charity ASH Wales for local sport clubs to adopt no smoking policy at their playing fields. Although most W
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jun 28, 2018 02:11
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[UK-Wales] Health body 'disappointed' nearly one fifth of Welsh adults still smoke

The smoking rate for adults in Wales has not decreased according to the latest figures from the National Survey for Wales. 19% of adults said that they smoked. That is the same figure that was reported in 2017. The number of adults that 'vape' using e-c
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jun 21, 2018 13:39

[UK-Wales] Day of action to stamp out illegal tobacco sales in Wales

Sniffer dogs and Trading Standards officers will be out in Port Talbot talking to the public about the sale of illegal tobacco in their communities. It's a part of an international day of action marking World No Tobacco Day. Anti-smoking charity, Ash C
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added May 31, 2018 15:09

[UK-Wales] Wales will become first country in UK to ban smoking OUTSIDE as it passes law covering grounds of hospitals, schools and children's playgrounds

The country will be extending its smoking ban to hospital grounds, school grounds and playgrounds by summer 2019. The Welsh Goverment said the move will 'further protect non-smokers from second-hand smoke' and 'de-normalise' smoking for children and
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 30, 2018 17:50

[UK-Wales] Total smoking ban to be introduced at Welsh playgrounds, hospital and school grounds

Wales is set to be the first country in the UK to extend its smoking ban to outdoor areas, with smoke-free areas expected to be in place in hospital grounds, school grounds, and playgrounds by summer 2019. Strengthening the laws around smoking in public
WalesOnline (uk)
added May 29, 2018 03:26
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