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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

[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

[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

[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.
added Dec 4, 2014 07:24

[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

[UK, UK-Wales] Most smokers 'want ban in cars'

Research carried out by Flexed shows 89% of smokers support a complete ban and 96% of non-smokers believe smoking in cars should be outlawed.
BT (British Telecommunications) (uk)
added Jul 22, 2014 06:56

[UK, UK-Wales] 70 secondary schools sign up for pupil health profiles

The £400,000 Cardiff University pilot project aims to provide a profile of each school on factors like obesity, smoking, alcohol, exercise and sleep.
BBC Online
added Jun 6, 2014 09:49

[UK-Wales] Wales declares war on booze and tobacco

Wales has set out radical proposals to improve the nation's health, including a minimum unit price for alcohol, banning e-cigarettes in public places and hitting tobacco retailers with stiffer penalties for selling to under 18s. The latest Welsh Health
NewsWales (uk)
added May 26, 2014 11:23

[UK-Scotland, UK-Wales] Call for e-cigarettes adverts ban

Adverts that encourage children to try electronic cigarettes should be banned, council leaders have said. The Local Government Association (LGA), which represents almost 400 councils in England and Wales, said firms are exploiting the “haziness” around t
This is North Scotland (Press & Journal / Evening Express) (uk)
added Mar 8, 2014 14:07

[UK-Wales] Anger as Newport bus station escapes smoking ban

A RESIDENT who was forced to leave Newport bus station due to those smoking around her has expressed her horror at discovering smoking is permitted in the new station. Helen Crimmins of Bassaleg, was at the city bus station taking shelter from the rain
South Wales Argus (uk)
added Feb 19, 2014 08:21
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