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[UK-Wales] Proposed e-cigarette ban in public places with children present defeated

The Public Health (Wales) Bill aimed to restrict the use of nicotine inhaling devices in places such as schools, restaurants and cafes as well as on public transport. But the contentious legislation was defeated by just one vote in the Senedd - handing
Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald (uk)
added Mar 17, 2016 12:24

[UK-Wales] E-cigarettes face restrictions for public use from Welsh Assembly vote

If passed, the Bill would become a UK first and would restrict the use of nicotine inhaling devices in certain public places - such as schools and on public transport If passed, the Bill would become a UK first and would restrict the use of nicotine inha
Press Association (uk)
added Mar 16, 2016 14:44

[UK-Wales] 500k illegal cigarettes and tobacco seized across Wales

Almost two tonnes of illegal hand-rolled tobacco - enough to make two million cigarettes - was seized in Wales during the summer of 2015. Nearly 500,000 illegal cigarettes were also confiscated during Operation Fetch. The goods were found by tobacco de
BBC Online
added Mar 14, 2016 14:57

[UK-Wales] Mixed reaction to proposed e-cigarette ban

THE failure of an attempt to throw out a proposed ban on using e-cigarettes in hospitals, schools, places food is served and other public places in Wales has been met with a mixed reaction. The bid by the Welsh Liberal Democrats to remove the proposal f
South Wales Argus (uk)
added Mar 10, 2016 20:45

[UK-Wales] Hopes of stopping potential e-cigarette 'ban' in Wales stubbed out in Welsh Assembly

Originally the Welsh Government hoped to restrict e-cigarettes in all enclosed public and work places, bringing it in line with the smoking ban by the end of 2016. But Health minister Mark Drakeford scaled back the initial plans to a list of specific pl
Daily Post North Wales (uk)
added Mar 9, 2016 15:36

[UK-Wales] This beach is the first in Wales to ban smoking (but you won't get fined if you do)

which also applies to e-cigarettes - comes into effect today Smoking is to be banned on a Pembrokeshire beach from today as part of a year-long trial. It makes Little Haven in Pembrokeshire Wales’s first smoke-free beach, and is aimed at discouragin
WalesOnline (uk)
added Mar 9, 2016 15:17

[UK-Wales] Welsh smokers urged to become quitters on No Smoking Day 2016

Smokers in Wales are being urged to take the first step in giving up cigarettes for good on No Smoking Day. While studies show that two-thirds of smokers want to quit, nearly one in five UK adults continue to smoke – including 20% of people in Wales. Th
WalesOnline (uk)
added Mar 9, 2016 14:53

[UK-Wales] Welsh beauty spot is first seaside resort in Britain to ban smoking and vaping on the beach

Little Haven beach in Pembrokeshire trialling new set of no-smoking signs The year-long experiment asks visitors not to use tobacco or e-cigarettes However it cannot be enforced with fines and can only be agreed to It is hoped the ban will discourage you
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 9, 2016 14:22

[UK-Wales] Poll shows two thirds of e-cigarette users quit smoking in Wales

A POLL of smokers and vapers for No Smoking Day shows that two-thirds (65 per cent) of e-cigarette users have managed to quit smoking. The poll found that a third (63 per cent) of e-cigarette users say they’re using them as an aid to stop smoking tobacc
South Wales Argus (uk)
added Mar 9, 2016 14:07

[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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