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[UK-Wales] Smoking During Pregnancy Tied to Behavior Issues in Kids

Children whose mothers smoked during pregnancy may be at increased risk for conduct problems, such as having trouble following rules or behaving in a socially acceptable way, according to the results of a large-scale review.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 25, 2013 11:34

[UK-Wales] Tobacco display ban starts in big stores in Wales

From Monday, cigarettes and other tobacco products have to be kept below the counter or out of customers' sight. Businesses breaking the law - which came into force in England earlier this year - could be fined up to £5,000 or jailed for up to two year
BBC Online
added Dec 3, 2012 10:48

[UK-Wales] Public Health Wales issues updated advice on e-cigarettes

updated advice says that, for children and young people and non-smoking adults, the use of e-cigarettes is likely to be harmful...for committed smokers who can’t or won’t quit is that switching completely to e-cigarettes will significantly benefit their h
NHS Wales (uk)
added Jan 30, 2017 00:32

[UK-Wales] This is what the people of Cardiff think of the new cigarette packaging

Cigarette packs designed with the “world’s ugliest colour” and very graphic pictures have started to appear on the shelves of Welsh shops. In May it became law for all tobacco products – including roll-your-own tobacco pouches and cigarette boxes – to b
WalesOnline (uk)
added Dec 18, 2016 17:16

[UK-Wales] North Wales Cannabis smokers turning up to Ysbyty Gwynedd with lungs of 80 year olds

smokers in their 30s are turning up at Ysbyty Gwynedd with the lungs of 80-year-olds after less than a decade of smoking cannabis and tobacco. Researchers warned the problem was hitting teenagers in rural communities especially and was only “the tip of t
Daily Post North Wales (uk)
added Dec 8, 2014 13:08

[UK-Wales] Welsh smoking rate fall of just 1% since 2007 smoking ban sparks health expert concerns

Major concerns have been raised about the lack of progress in cutting smoking rates in Wales after new figures revealed nearly a quarter of adults still smoke. The Welsh Health Survey 2012, published on Thursday, found 23% of people said they indulged i
WalesOnline (uk)
added May 17, 2013 14:30

[UK-Wales] ROUGHLY one in five of us in Wales is a smoker. But research suggests that the majority of smokers actually wants to give up.

The Stop Smoking Wales service aims to provide that all-important support – it will link you up with a local support group to guide you through the process of quitting.
WalesOnline (uk)
added Mar 11, 2013 02:28

[UK, UK-Wales] BBC admits Casualty smoking storyline did not have to be dropped

The BBC has been forced into a U-turn over claims that it had to axe a storyline in Casualty because of Wales’s anti-smoking laws.
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 26, 2013 06:45

[UK-Wales] Drinker falls asleep with cigar, causing £200000 damage to homes

A man caused £200,000 worth of damage to four neighbouring houses after falling asleep in bed with a lit cigar. As the four terraced houses went up in smoke, Gavin John Wyatt, 23, of Holly Bush Villas, Church Village, left his burning property only to r
WalesOnline (uk)
added Nov 5, 2012 11:12

[UK-Wales] Smoking ban cannot be enforced in jails, UK supreme court rules

A prisoner suffering from poor health has lost his attempt to enforce the smoking ban in English and Welsh jails after the supreme court ruled that crown premises are effectively exempt from the enforcement of health regulations. The unanimous judgment
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 19, 2017 15:01
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