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[UK-Wales] Illegal tobacco detection dogs given more time to sniff

Highly-trained sniffer dogs used to detect and tackle the illegal trade of tobacco will be on patrol more frequently across Wales thanks to a funding boost by the Welsh Government .Health Minister Mark Drakeford today announced that just over £7,000 wil
NewsWales (uk)
added Sep 19, 2014 14:40

[UK-Wales] VIDEO: £50 fine plan for smoking in cars with children on board

Plans have been announced to introduce on-the-spot fines for people smoking in cars, with children as passengers. Anyone caught would have to pay a £50 pound penalty.
BBC Online
added Sep 18, 2014 07:19

[UK-Wales] Underground illegal tobacco trade operating in Wales is among the worst in the UK, warns charity

The extent of an underground illegal tobacco trade operating in Wales can be revealed today – with warnings from an anti-smoking charity that the network for fake and counterfeit products is among the worst in the UK.
WalesOnline (uk)
added Sep 17, 2014 07:15

[UK-Wales] BBC News 15% of tobacco sold in Wales 'is illegal'

Almost half of smokers in Wales have been offered illegal tobacco to buy, a charity has found. The first survey into the size of the illegal tobacco market in Wales by the anti-smoking charity Ash suggests it is larger than any English region.
BBC Online
added Sep 17, 2014 06:11

[UK, UK-Wales] ASH Wales: 'Investment needed to tackle illegal tobacco issue'

Almost half of smokers in Wales have been offered illegal tobacco, according to research from campaign group ASH Wales. It says Wales has one of the largest illegal tobacco markets, compared to regions in England.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Sep 17, 2014 06:08

[UK-Wales] Stoptober: Want to give up smoking? Here's how

Those aiming to quit will be blogging about their experiences on WalesOnline as the campaign gets underway next month
WalesOnline (uk)
added Sep 12, 2014 09:02

[UK-Wales] E-Cig ban for Torfaen

THE use of all e-cigarettes and vaping devices has been banned from all Torfaen Council’s premises and vehicles. The move comes amid concerns over the safety of the devices, which may contain nicotine, and their impact on the health of both users and pas
South Wales Argus (uk)
added Sep 11, 2014 11:04

[UK-Wales] £50 fine plan for smoking in cars with children on board

People caught smoking in cars with children on board could face a £50 on-the-spot fine in Wales. A six-week consultation on the ban, which was first announced in July, is being launched on Thursday to protect under-18s from second-hand smoke.
BBC Online
added Sep 11, 2014 11:02

[UK-Wales] Voluntary ban on under-18 e-cigarette sale

Shopkeepers in Pembrokeshire are being asked to join a voluntary council-run scheme not to sell e-cigarettes to under-18s. There is no legal restriction on the sale to under-18s at present in Wales.
BBC Online
added Sep 10, 2014 14:35

[UK-Wales] Four in ten smokers in Wales underestimate the risk to their health, new research shows.

As Stop Smoking Wales launches its biggest ever campaign to encourage our 690,000 smokers to quit, the study reveals that despite decades of health warnings some people still haven’t got the message.
WalesOnline (uk)
added Sep 8, 2014 05:15
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