Headlines Tagged with UK-Wales — 922 headlines found
Adverts that encourage children to try electronic cigarettes should be banned, council leaders have said. The Local Government Association (LGA), which represents almost 400 councils in England and Wales, said firms are exploiting the “haziness” around t
Mar 8, 2014 This is North Scotland (Press & Journal / Evening Express) (uk)
added Mar 8, 2014 14:07
Matthew Starmore, 34, from Andrew’s Terrace, Llanhilleth, was with his 14-year-old nephew Tommy Clarke when the flame leapt up and burned for around seven seconds. Mr Starmore said: “It scorched my nephew on the back of his arm and melted through the to
Feb 27, 2014 South Wales Argus (uk)
added Mar 3, 2014 10:39
A RESIDENT who was forced to leave Newport bus station due to those smoking around her has expressed her horror at discovering smoking is permitted in the new station. Helen Crimmins of Bassaleg, was at the city bus station taking shelter from the rain
Feb 18, 2014 South Wales Argus (uk)
added Feb 19, 2014 08:21
AMs backed a Welsh government motion to allow Westminster legislation bringing in the bans to cover Wales and England. Experts fear e-cigarettes, used by an estimated 1.3m people in the UK, could be encouraging teenagers to take up smoking.
Feb 4, 2014 BBC Online
added Feb 9, 2014 23:25
Mark Drakeford said that people needed to take more responsibility for their own health, while Government had to create the right conditions
Jan 6, 2014 WalesOnline (uk)
added Jan 6, 2014 10:34
[UK, UK-Wales] Lung Cancer Surgery Rises 65% as England and Wales Catch Up with European Survival Rates
The number of people in England and Wales having surgery for common lung cancer has risen by 65% in the last five years, a report has found. The National Lung Cancer Audit by the Health and Social Care Information Centre showed that more than one in five
Dec 4, 2013 IBTimes (uk)
added Dec 16, 2013 20:31
Banning e-cigs would help prevent them undermining efforts to encourage people to quit smoking, claimed Public Health Wales (PHW). It said e-cigs were not regulated, the amount of nicotine varied widely and users could not tell if they were safe.
Dec 12, 2013 BBC Online
added Dec 13, 2013 02:59
ITV News has been speaking to youth worker Marc George, who took up the habit as a young teenager 'to fit in' with his peers. He quit when he finally realised the health risks involved - but many continue the habit throughout their adult lives.
Dec 6, 2013 ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Dec 6, 2013 18:46
Fresh calls have been made for more to be done to prevent children from taking up smoking after new research showed around 30 youngsters take up the habit each day in Wales.
Dec 5, 2013 WalesOnline (uk)
added Dec 5, 2013 14:05
BLAENAU Gwent MP Nick Smith has welcomed the government’s u-turn on plain packaging for cigarettes, but said there should be immediate action – not another review. Mr Smith, who has campaigned on the issue of bringing in plain packaging for cigarettes as
Nov 30, 2013 South Wales Argus (uk)
added Dec 2, 2013 13:22