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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

[UK-Wales] Wales - a 2015 picture of health

The fewer numbers of teenagers drinking and smoking was greeted with enthusiasm by Dr Hussey. "In the 1990s there was concern across many countries that young people were smoking and drinking excessively," she said.
BBC Online
added Oct 14, 2015 13:18

[UK, UK-Wales] Prison chiefs fear unrest over introduction of smoking ban ($$)

There are plans for some jails to start by declaring at least one voluntary smoke-free zone, possibly a complete wing, Andrew Selous, the prisons minister, has announced. The move comes after a pilot study in six
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 30, 2015 09:22

[UK, UK-Wales] JAMES: In Wales, E-cigs are treated like sticks of poison. In England they might be available on the NHS. Figure that out.

Will a ban on e-cigarettes in public places work? Would it not be possible to ban the use of e-cigs in public places and allow doctors to prescribe them to smokers to help them quit? Or could this be one of those questions that doesn’t have a right answe
WalesOnline (uk)
added Aug 25, 2015 21:03

[UK, UK-Wales] Public Health England e-cigarette report leaves Welsh unmoved

The Welsh Assembly is unlikely to row back from its tough stance on electronic cigarettes
The Grocer (uk)
added Aug 24, 2015 08:24

[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-Wales] About 1 in 10 Kids Tries E-Cigarettes

The research included more than 10,000 children from Wales who were asked about their use of e-cigarettes. About 1,600 children were between the ages of 10 and 11. More than 9,000 were between 11 and 16 years old. Nearly 6 percent of the younger group h
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 16, 2015 10:33

[UK-Wales] E-Cigarettes Aren't Cool Enough To Smoke More Than Once, Pose Little Threat To Teen Addiction

Unfortunately, teenagers will try anything once. Luckily, according to a recent Welsh study, once is likely to be enough when it comes to using e-cigarettes. The study revealed very few teens become regular users and the few teens who did most likely smo
Medical Daily
added Apr 16, 2015 10:26

[UK-Wales] E-cigs unlikely to contribute to pupil addiction - study

E-cigarettes are unlikely to be making a significant contribution to young peoples' nicotine addiction, the latest research has found. But they could become normalised "relatively quickly" with children because of their experimental use, the Cardiff Unive
BBC Online
added Apr 16, 2015 10:14
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