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[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

[UK-Northern Ireland, UK-Scotland, UK-Wales] Has Childhood Smoking Reduced Following Smoke-Free Public Places Legislation? A Segmented Regression Analysis of Cross-Sectional UK School-Based Surveys [FREE FULL TEXT]

Analysis of repeated cross-sectional surveys across the four countries of the United Kingdom shows smoke-free legislation may be associated with a reduction in regular smoking among school-aged children. If this association is causal, comprehensive smoke-
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 11, 2016 21:09

[UK-Wales] E-cigarette restriction plan leaves AMs divided

Plans to ban the use of e-cigarettes in enclosed public places have divided a group of AMs looking at the proposal. David Rees, who chairs the assembly's health committee, said it was "unable to reach a consensus view" on the idea. The five Labour member
BBC Online
added Dec 1, 2015 02:19

[UK-Wales] Questions raised over whether e-cigarettes lead to smoking after survey can't find a single regular user that has never smoked

New figures on e-cigarette use, commissioned by the Welsh Government Newly published research has cast doubt on claims that e-cigarettes attract non-smokers, it has been claimed. The Welsh Health Survey asked regular users of vaping devices if they had
WalesOnline (uk)
added Oct 9, 2015 08:23

[UK, UK-Wales] Should e-cigarettes be banned in enclosed public spaces? As Wales prepares to control ‘vaping’ from 2017, we ask the experts

ROBERT WEST...I don’t think it’s right to legislate to ban them...concern about it renormalising smoking. There isn’t any evidence to back that up at all / JULIE BISHOP...vapour is not anything like the same magnitude of risk as tobacco smoke, this isn’t
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 12, 2015 14:00

[UK-Wales] Ban on electronic cigarette use

The treatment sector is used to its harm reduction versus abstinence debate being bitter and divisive – is this debate heading in the same direction? ‘It’s obviously been a difficult one, and people have disagreed, but in the UK we’ve actually had much m
Drink and Drugs News (DDN) (uk)
added Jul 7, 2015 15:53

[UK, UK-Wales] AUDIO: BBC Radio 4: The Report, E-cigarettes

Whitehall civil servants think that e-cigarettes are one of the most significant public health success stories of our generation. In Wales however, the principality's government wants to ban their use in public places. Wesley Stephenson asks why the two g
BBC Online
added Jul 4, 2014 10:33

[UK-Wales] Ministers respond to RPS Wales' call for ban on smoking in cars with children

Last month the Royal Pharmaceutical Society in Wales contacted Mark Drakeford AM, Minister for Health and Social Care, and Darren Millar AM, Shadow Minister for Health, asking them to support a ban on smoking in cars when children are present.
Royal Pharmaceutical Society (uk)
added Mar 24, 2014 14:44

[UK-Wales] Valleys man's e-cigarette battery 'explodes'

Matthew Starmore, 34, from Andrew’s Terrace, Llanhilleth, was with his 14-year-old nephew Tommy Clarke when the flame leapt up and burned for around seven seconds. Mr Starmore said: “It scorched my nephew on the back of his arm and melted through the to
South Wales Argus (uk)
added Mar 3, 2014 10:39

[UK-Wales] Exploding e-cigarette causes car fire

37-year-old Chris Thomas from south Wales was charging his Vapouriz Tank electronic cigarette using the 12v socket in his car when it shot out 'like a firework', causing the upholstery in the back seat of his Skoda Superb company car to catch fire.
Recombu (uk)
added Oct 1, 2013 07:26
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