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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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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[UK, UK-Wales] Lung Cancer Surgery Rises 65% as England and Wales Catch Up with European Survival Rates

The number of people in England and Wales having surgery for common lung cancer has risen by 65% in the last five years, a report has found. The National Lung Cancer Audit by the Health and Social Care Information Centre showed that more than one in five
IBTimes (uk)
added Dec 16, 2013 20:31
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[UK-Wales] Our smoking gun: Greater action needed to cut Wales' smoking habit

The nation's Chief Medical Officer speaks out amid concerns that if smoking rates don't fall by 7% by 2020, it could cost the NHS millions.
WalesOnline (uk)
added Sep 16, 2013 22:56
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[UK-Wales] Total ban on smoking approved by South Wales health board

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board approve proposal to introduce a smoking ban across all health premises, on the provision there are regular updates about its implementation
WalesOnline (uk)
added Sep 4, 2013 12:18
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[UK-Wales] Plan to fine smokers who light up within 30ft of children's playgrounds

A COUNCIL has been accused of being “heavy-handed” after it revealed plans to fine smokers who pass within 30ft of children’s playgrounds. Conwy Council are being urged to back a byelaw which would ban smoking within its playgrounds but also “inclu
Daily Post North Wales (uk)
added Jul 1, 2013 13:53
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[UK-Wales] Smoking ban: ASH calls for more legislation to cut adult rates

Campaigners are calling for more legislation to cut the number of adult smokers in Wales as figures reveal a fall of just 1% in six years. Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) said the Welsh government must take "bold action" in light of the Welsh Health
BBC Online
added May 20, 2013 09:06
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[UK-Wales] One in five girls are smoking in North Wales

Research with 10,000 Welsh schoolchildren highlighted the scale of drinking and smoking among 11-16 year olds. North Wales had the highest rates for smoking in Wales with 18% of girls had smoked in the last 30 days before they were interviewed by resea
Daily Post North Wales (uk)
added May 13, 2013 03:57
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