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[UK-Wales] Ban on electronic cigarette use

The treatment sector is used to its harm reduction versus abstinence debate being bitter and divisive – is this debate heading in the same direction? ‘It’s obviously been a difficult one, and people have disagreed, but in the UK we’ve actually had much m
Drink and Drugs News (DDN) (uk)
added Jul 7, 2015 15:53

[UK-Wales] Wales' health minister wants to ban smoking and e-cigarettes in hospital grounds and school grounds

Mark Drakeford told an Assembly committee on Wednesday that the bans would come as regulations off the back of the Public Health Bill, which also intends to ban e-cigarettes from enclosed public and work spaces. The proposed extended smoking ban has bee
WalesOnline (uk)
added Jul 2, 2015 10:39
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[UK-Wales] E-cigarette store criticised for using Minions characters on one of its products

King Vape, in Port Talbot, advertised a “minion juice” flavour e-cigarette liquid on its Facebook page. But some have criticised the shop – arguing the move was a “clear attempt” at targeting children and young people. There are currently no age restri
WalesOnline (uk)
added Jul 2, 2015 08:15


Wales recently became the first region in the UK to ban the use of e-cigarettes in enclosed public places. Welsh Assembly ministers justified the ban by saying it would prevent the ‘normalisation of smoking’, whatever that means. The ban is likely to com
spiked (uk)
added Jun 25, 2015 21:07

[UK, UK-Wales] Gov't rules out English e-cigarette ban

E-cigarettes will not be banned in England after industry leaders slammed the decision to outlaw vaping in Welsh pubs. The Department of Health confirmed to the Publican’s Morning Advertiser (PMA) that England would not follow the Welsh government’s
added Jun 17, 2015 06:54

[UK-Wales] Ecigarette debate hots up in UK

Hon Lik, the inventor of the ecigarette...“After a drink or a nice meal, especially when you are very relaxed . . . you pick up a cigarette and you feel like a god,” he told the Financial Times, adding he also smokes from time to time while developing eci
Financial Times (uk)
added Jun 16, 2015 14:39

[UK-Wales] RPS in Wales backs e-cigarette ban in public places

Legislation to ban the use of e-cigarettes in enclosed public spaces in Wales has been supported by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS), which warns that rising use of the devices threatens to normalise smoking once more
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Jun 12, 2015 10:05

[UK-Wales] HANLON: Why the Welsh are crazy

When all the evidence shows that e-cigarettes help save lives, how can the Welsh ban them? Only in times of war do politicians deliberately, and publicly, send people to their deaths. We may mock our rulers for their vanity, inanity and sometimes stupidit
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 11, 2015 16:31

[UK, UK-Wales] CLARK: The e-cigarette ban is typical of petty Welsh politicians ($$)

It is difficult to dream up further anti-smoking initiatives now that the Welsh government has proposed a ban on e-cigarettes in enclosed places. We already have health warnings, plain packaging, a Welsh-only ban on smoking in cars, fines for smokers who
Times Of London (uk)
added Jun 11, 2015 16:31

[UK, UK-Wales] JENKINS: Wales’s e-cigarette ban is irrational nanny statism at its worst

If the Welsh government was really concerned with the health of its citizens it would clamp down instead on the health-devastating poisons of alcohol and junk food
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Jun 11, 2015 16:31
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