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[UK-Scotland, UK-Wales] ONS figures show UK spending less on alcohol and tobacco

the Family Spending Survey from the Office for National Statistics shows little change in spending overall.... Expenditure on cigarettes is even more varied. Families in England spend just £2.90 a week on tobacco, while those in Wales spend £3, those in S
BBC Online
added Feb 16, 2017 15:09
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[UK-Wales] This is what happens to your skin if you're a long-term smoker

Aside from sun damage and a rock ’n’ roll lifestyle, smoking is the biggest culprit when it comes to prematurely ageing the skin. In fact, a study has shown that for every 10 years of smoking a person looks at least two years older than a non-smoker.
WalesOnline (uk)
added Feb 14, 2017 12:34
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[UK-Wales] This is how likely it is for young people in Wales to have tried a variety of drugs (legal and illegal)

Young people in Wales are almost twice as likely to try an e-cigarette compared to tobacco. In one of the largest studies of its kind in the UK, research from Cardiff University asked young people whether they had tried a variety of drugs, legal and ille
WalesOnline (uk)
added Feb 10, 2017 19:54
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[UK-Wales] ARCHIVE: Electronic-cigarette use among young people in Wales: evidence from two cross-sectional surveys [FREE FULL TEXT]

Many young people (including never-smokers) have tried e-cigarettes. However, regular use is less common, and is associated with tobacco cigarette use. Longitudinal research is needed to understand age-related trajectories of e-cigarette use and to unders
BMJ Open (uk)
added Feb 9, 2017 16:15
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[UK-Wales] E-cigarette use 'rapidly increasing' among young people

Young people in Wales are twice as likely to try an e-cigarette compared to tobacco, according to research from Cardiff University. Research published in the British Medical Journal Open suggests that youth experimentation with e-cigarettes has grown ra
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Feb 9, 2017 16:13
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[UK-Wales] Cross-sectional study examining the prevalence, correlates and sequencing of electronic cigarette and tobacco use among 11–16-year olds in schools in Wales [FREE FULL TEXT]

Since 2013, youth experimentation with e-cigarettes has grown rapidly in Wales and is now almost twice as common as experimentation with tobacco. Regular use has almost doubled, and is increasing among never and non-smokers. These data suggest that e-cig
BMJ Open (uk)
added Feb 8, 2017 00:56
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[UK-Wales] Stub it out: Smoking challenge for hospitals in Wales

On a crisp afternoon a group of school children stand outside Prince Charles Hospital holding their handmade no smoking posters. "Please don't smoke outside our hospitals", they shout in unison. As ambulances pull up outside the Merthyr Tydfil A&E depart
BBC Online
added Feb 2, 2017 14:11
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[UK-Wales] Public Health Wales issues updated advice on e-cigarettes

updated advice says that, for children and young people and non-smoking adults, the use of e-cigarettes is likely to be harmful...for committed smokers who can’t or won’t quit is that switching completely to e-cigarettes will significantly benefit their h
NHS Wales (uk)
added Jan 30, 2017 00:32
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[UK-Wales] Call to ban sweet-flavoured e-cigarettes in Wales

Health officials are calling for a ban on the sale of confectionary-like flavours in e-cigarettes over concerns they appeal to children. Public Health Wales said it could potentially lead to nicotine addiction in adult life. It recommends restrictions on
BBC Online
added Jan 27, 2017 14:37
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[UK-Wales] 750,000 cigarettes seized in Wales' biggest Trading Standards bust

A Newport shopkeeper, who used a baby monitor and chute to deliver illegal cigarettes on demand to his customers, has today been sentenced, along with three other men, for participation in a fraudulent business. It's believed to be one of the biggest Tra
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jan 26, 2017 22:36
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