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[UK-Wales] E-cigarette chargers seized after more than half fail survey safety tests

The Shared Regulatory Services, which covers the Vale of Glamorgan as well as Cardiff and Bridgend, is advising businesses to proceed with caution when selling e-cigarette chargers to consumers. In total, 17 e-cigarette chargers were purchased from a nu
Barry and District News (uk)
added Jan 18, 2017 15:33
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[UK-Wales] Do stronger school smoking policies make a difference? Analysis of the health behaviour in school-aged children survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

School smoking policies may exert less influence on young people’s smoking behaviours than they did during times of higher adolescent smoking prevalence. Longitudinal studies are needed to examine the potential influence of school smoking policies on cann
European Journal of Public Health
added Dec 21, 2016 19:05
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[UK-Wales] This is what the people of Cardiff think of the new cigarette packaging

Cigarette packs designed with the “world’s ugliest colour” and very graphic pictures have started to appear on the shelves of Welsh shops. In May it became law for all tobacco products – including roll-your-own tobacco pouches and cigarette boxes – to b
WalesOnline (uk)
added Dec 18, 2016 17:16
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[UK-Wales] Ban smoking outside nurseries and GP practices, says Public Health Wales

Plans to ban smoking in school and hospital grounds and playgrounds in Wales should also extend to outside all nurseries, GP practices, playing fields and sports grounds, a health promotion body has told AMs.
BBC Online
added Dec 8, 2016 20:39
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[UK-Wales] Council launches plan to ban smoking at Newport school gates

SMOKERS are being asked to keep their habit away from the gates of Newport secondary schools as the council launches a new plan to make schools healthier across the city. Caerleon comprehensive was the first to officially declare its school gates a no s
South Wales Argus (uk)
added Nov 25, 2016 15:38
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[UK-Wales] Just one person fined in UK for smoking with under-18 in car

The law banning smoking in a car or other vehicle when travelling with anyone under the age of 18 was introduced in October 2015 and aimed to cut the risk of passive smoking among children. Motorists and passengers were warned they could face a £50 pena
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 14, 2016 14:23
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[UK, UK-Wales] Only one fine since ban on smoking with children in car

Motorists face a £50 penalty under the legislation which was part of a drive to protect children and young people from the effects of second-hand smoke. Other cases were given a verbal warning, according to responses to freedom of information requests t
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 14, 2016 14:22
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[UK, UK-Wales] Just ONE fine issued for smoking in cars with children in the year after new law

But of the 42 police forces questioned in England and Wales, only Northumbria had issued one. Dyfed Powys gave six warnings, Devon & Cornwall three and the Met two. Essex Police is issuing verbal warnings and Greater Manchester said it was “unclear who
The Mirror (uk)
added Nov 14, 2016 14:21
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[UK-Wales] Smoking in cars with children: Ban sees just one fine issued in past year

But research by the Press Association indicates that enforcement has been minimal. In the 12 months after the law was imposed, only a single penalty was issued, according to r esponses to Freedom of Information (FOI) requests from 42 police forces in En
Press Association (uk)
added Nov 14, 2016 14:18
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[UK-Wales] New health bill unveiled to AMs - minus controversial e-cigarettes ban

A revamped version of a bill intended to introduce a number of measures improving the health of people in Wales has been presented to AMs - minus the controversial ban on using e-cigarettes, or ‘vaping’ in public, an earlier version had proposed
South Wales Argus (uk)
added Nov 10, 2016 17:29
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