Headlines Tagged with UK-Wales — 1,005 headlines found
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.
Feb 13, 2015 NewsWales (uk)
added Feb 13, 2015 15:47
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
Feb 12, 2015 BBC Online
added Feb 13, 2015 07:50
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.
Feb 3, 2015 Carmarthen Journal (uk)
added Feb 6, 2015 16:57
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
Feb 5, 2015 South Wales Argus (uk)
added Feb 6, 2015 14:27
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.
Feb 4, 2015 BBC Online
added Feb 4, 2015 08:00
Jan 29, 2015 South Wales Evening Post (uk)
added Jan 30, 2015 09:50
[UK, UK-Wales] Health Minister gives go-ahead for standardised packaging for cigarettes to be introduced in Wales
Health Minister Mark Drakeford says a new law to introduce standardised packaging for cigarettes will apply in Wales
Jan 29, 2015 WalesOnline (uk)
added Jan 30, 2015 09:46
[UK, UK-Wales] Branded cigarette packets could be outlawed in Wales next year and replaced with plain packets and large warnings
A law introducing plain cigarette packaging in England and Wales could come into force in 2016, it has been confirmed. The UK Government says it would offer MPs a free vote before May’s general election on the measure, which doctors claim could save thou
Jan 22, 2015 WalesOnline (uk)
added Jan 25, 2015 18:24
Health boards, Public Health Wales and Welsh Government should strengthen their efforts to reduce smoking, especially in young women and parents during pregnancy and in the first year after child birth.
Jan 20, 2015 NHS Wales (uk)
added Jan 20, 2015 12:18
Out of 45 deaths looked at in detail, 25 infants were in smoking homes. The Public Health Wales report found the rate of smoking among parents was "alarmingly high" and highlighted the importance of smoke-free environments.
Jan 20, 2015 BBC Online
added Jan 20, 2015 12:05