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[UK, UK-Wales] Prison smoking ban to be phased in from 2016 to reduce health risks for inmates and guards

Smoking in open prisons in England will be banned from October (2015), with four Welsh prisons (Usk/Prescoed, Swansea, Cardiff and Parc) following suit in January 2016 and four English prisons - Dartmoor, Channings Wood, Erlestoke and Exeter - enforcing a
IBTimes (uk)
added Sep 30, 2015 09:18
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[UK-Wales] Smoke-free beach proposed by Pembrokeshire council

Smoking could be banned on one of Pembrokeshire's beaches after councillors voted to hold a formal consultation into the idea. Pembrokeshire would be the first council in Wales to introduce a smoke-free beach. A consultation will now be held to decide wh
BBC Online
added Sep 15, 2015 16:23
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[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
Morning Advertiser.co.uk
added Jun 17, 2015 06:54
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[UK-Wales] Prisoners in Wales win battle to be allowed to smoke in their cells after ban is rejected

But Assembly ministers in the Welsh government have rejected the ban, voting to exempt Welsh prisons after a report described smoking as "an integral part of prison life". The report said: "Smoking is reported to be a coping strategy to manage stressful
South Wales Evening Post (uk)
added Feb 4, 2016 12:57
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[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
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[UK-Wales, USA] SULLUM: E-Cigarettes Are Not Tobacco Products / The CDC misleads the public about the hazards of vaping.

Siegel argues that the CDC "is misleading the public not only through its outright lies, dishonesty, and deception about e-cigarettes, but also by its failure to ask the right questions to actually test its pre-determined conclusions."
Reason Magazine
added Apr 27, 2015 11:29
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[UK, UK-Wales] Riot fears as cigarettes set to be banned from prisons in England and Wales to stop passive smoking compensation claims from officers

The Prison Service is introducing the ban following a long campaign from staff, who have objected to breathing in the second-hand smoke of inmates. Instead, the criminals will be offered electronic cigarettes or nicotine patches to satisfy their craving
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 3, 2013 13:32
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[UK, UK-Wales, USA] England and Wales one step closer to prison smoking ban

Smoking-related deaths in US prisons have fallen by 11 percent in state prisons which have long-term smoking bans in place, according to a study published by the British Medical Journal. The study concluded that, following the effectiveness of the bans i
Voice of Russia RUVR (ru)
added Aug 8, 2014 12:36
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[UK, UK-Wales] VIDEO: Doctors urge e-cigarette regulation

Doctors leaders in Wales are calling for tighter regulation of electronic cigarettes as they become more popular among consumers. The devices, which can contain nicotine, have been credited with stopping thousands of people from smoking.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Aug 29, 2013 11:26
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[UK-Wales] VIDEOS: Wales This Week investigates illicit tobacco

An undercover investigation by ITV Cymru Wales has found that illegal tobacco is easy to obtain and is a growing problem. Wales This Week found it was able to buy illegal brands from several shops, at less than half the price of legal tobacco products.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Apr 14, 2014 08:57
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