Headlines Tagged with UK-Wales — 1,209 headlines found
[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
Dec 22, 2014 Tobacco Control
added Dec 23, 2014 03:28
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.
Oct 18, 2014 WalesOnline (uk)
added Oct 20, 2014 12:30
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.
Sep 8, 2014 WalesOnline (uk)
added Sep 8, 2014 05:15
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
Jun 19, 2014 BBC Online
added Jun 19, 2014 12:24
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.
Jun 5, 2014 WalesOnline (uk)
added Jun 5, 2014 19:16
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
Apr 8, 2014 ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Apr 8, 2014 11:23
[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
Apr 2, 2014 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 2, 2014 09:06
"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
Apr 2, 2014 BBC Online
added Apr 2, 2014 07:40
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.
Dec 12, 2013 BBC Online
added Dec 13, 2013 02:59
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.
Dec 6, 2013 ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Dec 6, 2013 18:46