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[UK, UK-Wales] Wales could go it alone over cigarette packaging and minimum alcohol pricing, says health minister

Health Minister Mark Drakeford has revealed he is giving serious consideration as to whether Wales could go it alone on major public health issues such as plain cigarette packaging and a minimum price for alcohol.
WalesOnline (uk)
added Aug 6, 2013 02:03

[UK-Wales] ASH Wales stops film industry from tearing a hole in smokefree law

The motion picture industry, working through the BBC, which has production facilities in Wales, has been pressing the government to create an exception for smoking on soundstages. Under pressure mobilized by ASH Wales, the government just announced that
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 21, 2013 15:41

[UK-Wales] No need to lift Wales smoking ban for actors say campaigners

ANTI-smoking campaigners claimed today that there was no need to lift a ban for TV actors on set after the BBC apologised for misleading evidence to an Assembly inquiry.
Daily Post North Wales (uk)
added Jan 28, 2013 20:25

[UK-Wales] Quit smoking service launched for children as young as 11

The Filter, an advice and support service, is being launched by Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) in Wales in a bid to reduce the 14,500 young people aged between 11 and 15 who take up smoking every year.
WalesOnline (uk)
added Jan 10, 2013 08:23

[UK-Wales] Two weeks to go until tobacco display ban

A new law comes into force in Wales in two weeks’ time to ban the display of tobacco in supermarkets and other large shops.
National Assembly for Wales
added Nov 21, 2012 14:38

[UK-Wales] Campaign's plain facts about tobacco dangers

The shock tactics were employed by Ash Wales on a roadshow tour of schools ahead of next Tuesday's deadline in the health charity's latest campaign.
This is South Wales (uk) (Evening Post)
added Jul 18, 2012 11:05

[UK-Wales] 'Cheap date' remark stubs out proposed Welsh vaping ban

The Labour-led Welsh government has suffered a hugely embarrassing defeat over a landmark plan to introduce a ban on e-cigarettes from many enclosed spaces. Labour ministers were poised to introduce a wide-ranging ban on vaping in places where children
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 17, 2016 12:26

[UK, UK-Wales] E-cigarettes ruling could pave the way for them to be prescribed by GPs in Wales

The path has been laid for e-cigarettes to be potentially made available on free prescription in Wales after a brand was granted a licence by a UK medicines body. The decision by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency on the e-Voke e-ci
WalesOnline (uk)
added Jan 5, 2016 19:31

[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 ant
Tobacco Control
added Mar 30, 2015 08:12

[UK-Wales] Higher cot death risk around smokers, report finds

Out of 45 deaths looked at in detail, 25 infants were in smoking homes. The Public Health Wales report found the rate of smoking among parents was "alarmingly high" and highlighted the importance of smoke-free environments.
BBC Online
added Jan 20, 2015 12:05
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