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[UK-Wales] Premature coronary heart disease deaths 'cut by 70%'

The number of people dying prematurely from coronary heart disease in Wales has been cut by nearly 70% in the past 20 years, a new report has revealed... The report said this was due to the improved detection of heart disease among GPs, the ban on smoking
BBC Online
added Nov 6, 2017 15:43
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[UK-Wales] Kebab shop boss could face jail over advertising cigarettes on takeaway menus

Nejdet Yesildal had paid for 20,000 leaflets showing promoting tobacco sales, as well as putting the prices on the windows and walls of his shop. And he was also advertising alcohol promotions at Top Tasty Kebab.
Daily Post North Wales (uk)
added Sep 28, 2017 15:04
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[UK-Wales] New Plan to Stub Out Smoking

A new plan to reduce the number of smokers in Wales to 16% by 2020 has been launched by the Welsh Government. Smoking contributes most to the current burden of disease in Wales, causing approximately 5,450 deaths each year and costing the NHS an estima
The Wave and Swansea Sound (uk)
added Sep 19, 2017 14:08
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[UK-Wales] One of Gower's most popular beaches looks set to go 'smoke-free'

Swansea could be set to have its second ‘smoke-free’ beach in a bid to discourage young people from smoking. Swansea was the first city in Wales to introduce a smoke-free beach at Caswell Bay. This and Little Haven in Pembrokeshire were the first two
WalesOnline (uk)
added Sep 11, 2017 15:31
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[UK-Wales] Call for more to be done to stop people with mental health problems smoking

New statistics show people with long-standing mental health conditions are almost twice as likely to smoke - 36% compared to 19% of the general population. Smoking can often make conditions such as depression or anxiety worse, and the Royal College of
Daily Post North Wales (uk)
added Sep 4, 2017 11:17
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[UK-Wales] Why a town that once had more traditional pubs than lampposts has been invaded with trendy bars and restaurants \

The oldest town in Wales was once full of pubs.... 'The smoking ban hit us hard' Previous co-owner of the pub, Sue Jones said: “We were running the pub for 28 years, and it closed almost ten years ago in 2008.
WalesOnline (uk)
added Aug 28, 2017 22:30
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[UK-Wales] Parc Prison: Rise in violence since smoking ban

A rise in the number of violent and self harm incidents at Parc Prison could be linked to the smoking ban, a review has found. The report said the ban at the Bridgend site had been well-managed and some prisoners had since stopped smoking. But it said to
BBC Online
added Jul 21, 2017 15:06
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[UK-Wales] Royal Assent granted for “radical” Public Health (Wales) Act

The wide-ranging law includes smoking bans for playgrounds, schools, and hospital grounds
Caerphilly Observer (uk)
added Jul 10, 2017 14:57
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[UK-Wales] Tairgwaith school joins Smoke-free School Gates campaign

Pupils at Tairgwaith Primary have urged smokers to help make the county borough’s school gates a healthier place at the launch of the Smoke-free School Gates campaign for Neath Port Talbot. Smoke-free School Gates is a Public Health Wales-led campaign i
South Wales Guardian (uk)
added Jun 27, 2017 14:49
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[UK-Wales] WALES IS LEADING THE WORLD WITH ITS NEW PUBLIC HEALTH LAW

Wales is about to become the first country to put health first in all public decisions. A new act plans to make it a healthier place, where physical and mental well-being are maximised and where choices and behaviours that benefit future health are under
The Independent (uk)
added Jun 6, 2017 15:53
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