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[UK-Wales] Prison smoking ban overturned by court of appeal

A compulsory, immediate ban on smoking in prisons has been overturned by the court of appeal, allowing the Ministry of Justice to introduce its own voluntary, phased controls. Bans affecting three jails in Wales came into effect in January. The MoJ said
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 8, 2016 18:12
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[UK-Wales] Climb down on proposed e-cigarette public place ban

The health minister has backed down on plans to ban the use of e-cigarettes in all enclosed public places in Wales.... Some anti-smoking groups including Ash Wales, Cancer Research UK and Tenovus opposed restrictions, saying they helped smokers kick the h
BBC Online
added Dec 9, 2015 13:45
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[UK-Wales] Heavy smoker Nigel Farage tries e-cigarette on a visit to Swansea as part of his 'No to Europe' campaign

Nigel Farage used a visit to an e-cigarette firm in Swansea to highlight the way he claims EU regulations can kill businesses. Jim Salter, who runs Celtic Vapours, is worried that the Tobacco Products Directive, which takes effect next May, will make it
WalesOnline (uk)
added Oct 26, 2015 11:33
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[UK-Wales] Prisoners could be allowed to smoke in designated cells despite ban, Welsh Government reveals

Health Minister Mark Drakeford said prisoners and staff, including non-smokers, needed to be protected from potential damage to their health. The Welsh Government has now launched a consultation on an exemption to give governors power to permit smoking
WalesOnline (uk)
added Sep 14, 2015 10:17
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[UK-Wales] Wales' health minister wants to ban smoking and e-cigarettes in hospital grounds and school grounds

Mark Drakeford told an Assembly committee on Wednesday that the bans would come as regulations off the back of the Public Health Bill, which also intends to ban e-cigarettes from enclosed public and work spaces. The proposed extended smoking ban has bee
WalesOnline (uk)
added Jul 2, 2015 10:39
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[UK-Wales] Drug users experiment with hallucinogens and even heroin in e-cigarettes, charities warn

Drug users have been experimenting with e-cigarettes so they can take cannabis, hallucinogens and even heroin without being noticed. Because the devices do not produce smoke there is none of the smell ... “I’ve put small amounts of H on top of some mari
WalesOnline (uk)
added Apr 18, 2015 15:42
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[UK-Wales] GLANTZ: Evidence that e-cigarette use is associated with increased susceptibility to smoking among 10-11 year-olds in the UK

Moore and colleagues recently published “E-cigarette use and intentions to smoke among 10-11-year-old never-smokers in Wales,” a carefully done survey of 1500... This paper, together with the earlier work, emphasizes the importance of stopping marketing
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 30, 2015 08:24
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[UK, UK-Wales] Hospitals considering on-the-spot fines for smokers

Pressure group Ash Wales called the smoking situation "unacceptable" and has urged the Welsh government to enable stricter enforcement. In response, the Welsh government said it had carried out a consultation and was considering how to take it forward.
BBC Online
added Feb 4, 2015 08:00
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[UK-Wales] Exposure to secondhand smoke in cars and e-cigarette use among 10-11 year old children in Wales

This report describes changes in children’s exposure to smoking in cars between 2008 and 2014. It also includes data on the prevalence of e-cigarette use and associations with parental smoking and future smoking intentions.
GOV.UK
added Dec 4, 2014 07:24
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[UK-Wales] BBC News 15% of tobacco sold in Wales 'is illegal'

Almost half of smokers in Wales have been offered illegal tobacco to buy, a charity has found. The first survey into the size of the illegal tobacco market in Wales by the anti-smoking charity Ash suggests it is larger than any English region.
BBC Online
added Sep 17, 2014 06:11
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