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[UK-Wales] E-cigarette use and intentions to smoke among 10-11-year-old never-smokers in Wales [FREE FULL TEXT]

E-cigarettes represent a new form of childhood experimentation with nicotine. Findings are consistent with a hypothesis that children use e-cigarettes to imitate parental and peer smoking behaviours, and that e-cigarette use is associated with weaker anti
Tobacco Control
added Dec 23, 2014 03:28
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[UK-Wales] You will NOT believe the damage an e-cigarette caused to this ex-smoker's house

Former smoker Linda James-Davies’ house was gutted by fire after she quit her 20-a-day habit and believes an e-cig charger was to blame. The mum-of-two was convinced the device exploded while she ate beans on toast in her two-bedroom house.
WalesOnline (uk)
added Oct 20, 2014 12:30
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[UK-Wales] Four in ten smokers in Wales underestimate the risk to their health, new research shows.

As Stop Smoking Wales launches its biggest ever campaign to encourage our 690,000 smokers to quit, the study reveals that despite decades of health warnings some people still haven’t got the message.
WalesOnline (uk)
added Sep 8, 2014 05:15
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[UK-Wales] Girls aged 11 'get e-cigarettes easily' in north Wales

Most could name five vapour flavours, while some did not know e-cigarettes could contain nicotine, the research for Public Health Wales (PHW) found. PHW wants an e-cigarette summit to discourage "trying and buying". More than 1,100 girls in 34 secondar
BBC Online
added Jun 19, 2014 12:24
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[UK-Wales] 'No evidence e-cigarettes lure young people into smoking' claims expert

Professor Peter Hajek, director of the Tobacco Dependence Research Unit at Queen Mary University of London, claimed that “virtually nobody” who is a non-smoker experimenting with e-cigarettes would move on to daily smoking.
WalesOnline (uk)
added Jun 5, 2014 19:16
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[UK-Wales] 'Great deal of support' for smoke free village

Plans to turn Llanfairpwll into Europe's first 'smoke free village' will get underway today, with the launch taking place at Ysgol Llanfairpwll. The aim is to create a cleaner environment for children and young people in the area, with signs put up in
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Apr 8, 2014 11:23
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[UK, UK-Wales] Wales moves to ban people smoking e-cigarettes indoors because Welsh government claim they 'normalise smoking'

Experts say they are encouraging a new generation of smokers Wales leads the way after being first to introduce the smoking ban in 2007
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 2, 2014 09:06
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[UK-Wales] E-cigarettes face curb in public places in Wales

"Taking concerted, collective action to address public health concerns remains one of the most powerful contributions any government can make to the welfare and wellbeing of its population," he said. "Alcohol and tobacco contribute to many life-threaten
BBC Online
added Apr 2, 2014 07:40
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[UK, UK-Wales] Public Health Wales calls for public places e-cigs ban

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.
BBC Online
added Dec 13, 2013 02:59
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[UK, UK-Wales] VIDEO: Child smokers: One tells us 'I took up the habit to fit in'

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.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Dec 6, 2013 18:46
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