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[UK-Wales] GLANTZ: Evidence that e-cigarette use is associated with increased susceptibility to smoking among 10-11 year-olds in the UK

Moore and colleagues recently published “E-cigarette use and intentions to smoke among 10-11-year-old never-smokers in Wales,” a carefully done survey of 1500... This paper, together with the earlier work, emphasizes the importance of stopping marketing
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 30, 2015 08:24
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[UK-Wales] E-cigarette use and intentions to smoke among 10-11-year-old never-smokers in Wales [FREE FULL TEXT]

E-cigarettes represent a new form of childhood experimentation with nicotine. Findings are consistent with a hypothesis that children use e-cigarettes to imitate parental and peer smoking behaviours, and that e-cigarette use is associated with weaker ant
Tobacco Control
added Mar 30, 2015 08:12
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[UK, UK-Wales] Children smoking e-cigs at school says report

A report published by the Welsh Government says it intends to crackdown on the use of e-cigarettes in schools and the workplace. Details of the 'Public Health Wales Bill' are due to be published this summer outlining the measures.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Mar 26, 2015 09:28
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[UK-Wales] Stop smoking service comes under fire for only treating 34 young people over a six-month period

Charity Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) Wales claims Stop Smoking Wales is too heavily focused on the adult population and is failing to meet the needs of young people. Between April 1 and September 30 last year 34 people under the age of 18 were tre
WalesOnline (uk)
added Mar 11, 2015 11:04
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[UK-Wales] Ban on smoking in cars carrying children to become law

A ban on people smoking in cars carrying children will be introduced in Wales on October 1, 2015, Health and Social Services Minister, Mark Drakeford announced.
NewsWales (uk)
added Feb 13, 2015 15:47
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[UK, UK-Wales] Wales smoking ban in cars with children from October

A ban on smoking in cars carrying children will be introduced in Wales on 1 October, Health Minister Mark Drakeford has confirmed. People caught flouting the new law will face a £50 on-the-spot fine. Health charities welcomed the move, with a similar b
BBC Online
added Feb 13, 2015 07:50
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[UK-Wales] Hospitals in Wales could fine people for smoking near entrances

Campaign group Ash Wales says the problem of second hand smoke at hospitals needs to be tackled, and has called on the Welsh Government to address the situation.
Carmarthen Journal (uk)
added Feb 6, 2015 16:57
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[UK-Wales] Smokers outside hospitals could face higher penalties

HOSPITALS in Gwent could soon see harsher penalties for those caught smoking on site – including in the car park and outside the building entrance. The Welsh Government revealed it is considering introducing legislation to prevent smoking in hospital gr
South Wales Argus (uk)
added Feb 6, 2015 14:27
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[UK, UK-Wales] Hospitals considering on-the-spot fines for smokers

Pressure group Ash Wales called the smoking situation "unacceptable" and has urged the Welsh government to enable stricter enforcement. In response, the Welsh government said it had carried out a consultation and was considering how to take it forward.
BBC Online
added Feb 4, 2015 08:00
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[UK, UK-Wales] Standardised cigarette packets will be introduced in Wales, Health Minister confirms

South Wales Evening Post (uk)
added Jan 30, 2015 09:50
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