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[UK-Wales] E-cigarette use 'rapidly increasing' among young people

Young people in Wales are twice as likely to try an e-cigarette compared to tobacco, according to research from Cardiff University. Research published in the British Medical Journal Open suggests that youth experimentation with e-cigarettes has grown ra
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Feb 9, 2017 16:13
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[UK-Wales] Stub it out: Smoking challenge for hospitals in Wales

On a crisp afternoon a group of school children stand outside Prince Charles Hospital holding their handmade no smoking posters. "Please don't smoke outside our hospitals", they shout in unison. As ambulances pull up outside the Merthyr Tydfil A&E depart
BBC Online
added Feb 2, 2017 14:11
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[UK, UK-Wales] Vaping health risk warning 'alarmist nonsense'

Dr Banfield told BBC Radio Wales' Eye on Wales programme: "I'm a bit loath to make a direct comparison but the most obvious one, because I'm in my fifties, is with Thalidomide. "The reason why America did not get an issue with Thalidomide was because the
BBC Online
added Nov 7, 2016 14:44
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[UK, UK-Wales] Police 'still await power to fine on the spot for smoking in cars with children'

The Police Federation of England and Wales said officers cannot yet issue fixed penalty notices to drivers smoking with children in their cars
News & Star (uk)
added Oct 2, 2016 01:38
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[UK-Wales] Smoking ban could be rolled out across Swansea Bay beaches

Councillors are to discuss the possibility of the ban on smoking on Caswell Bay to be widened to other areas. There is a possibility the ban may take in more beaches in the bay as Swansea Council members review their decision five months after first imp
South Wales Evening Post (uk)
added Sep 27, 2016 14:27
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[UK-Wales] Welsh move to curb ecigarettes defeated

A move to ban the use of ecigarettes in public places in Wales has been defeated, amid criticism of the proposal from cancer charities which argued that the devices help smokers give up.
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 17, 2016 13:02
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[UK-Wales] Great-grandmother says her life has turned around after quitting her 80-a-day smoking habit

Paula's story is one that Public Health Wales hopes will inspire others across Wales to kick the habit. Around 20 per cent of the population here still smoke and the latest campaign aims to get parents to quit - not just for themselves, but for their chi
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jan 13, 2016 17:39
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[UK-Wales] Welsh government amends plans for e-cigarette ban

Instead of wide-ranging prohibition, Labour in Wales now seeks controversial vaping restrictions in places where there is potential risk to children
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 9, 2015 13:39
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[UK-Wales] Assembly Members still unsure whether banning smoking e-cigarettes is a good or bad idea

The Assembly's health and social care committee has considered the scope of the Public Health (Wales) Bill and its differing proposals, which would also affect tattooing, piercings, pharmacies, and public toilets.
South Wales Argus (uk)
added Dec 1, 2015 11:45
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[UK-Wales] Inquiry fails to decide whether the National Assembly should ban e-cigarettes

The health and social care committee report revealed a split broadly down party lines, with Labour AMs backing a ban in the face of opposition from the Welsh Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats’ Kirsty Williams. The Welsh Government wants to ban the
WalesOnline (uk)
added Nov 30, 2015 17:27
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