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[UK-Wales] North Wales Police have let all smokers in cars with kids off the hook

Not a single smoker in North Wales has been fined for lighting up with a kid in their car despite being caught red-handed despite new powers available to the police. Smokers face on-the-spot fines if they are caught smoking in vehicles containing anyone
Daily Post North Wales (uk)
added Jan 13, 2016 04:42

[UK-Wales] Caernarfon Facebook tobacco fraudster caught in undercover sting

A fraudster who used Facebook to sell counterfeit tobacco was nabbed during an undercover sting. Callum David Davies, 19, of Cefn Hendre, Caernarfon, appeared in court yesterday and admitted two offences under trade mark laws. Davies stood in the dock
Daily Post North Wales (uk)
added Jan 11, 2016 15:43

[UK-Wales] No fines issued to people smoking in cars with children in Gwent since ban introduced

A Gwent Police spokeswoman said the force had not issued any fines since the ban was introduced. Caerphilly, Torfaen, Newport, Monmouthshire and Blaenau Gwent councils also said they had not issued any fines in the past three months.
South Wales Argus (uk)
added Jan 7, 2016 16:52

[UK, UK-Wales] E-cigarettes ruling could pave the way for them to be prescribed by GPs in Wales

The path has been laid for e-cigarettes to be potentially made available on free prescription in Wales after a brand was granted a licence by a UK medicines body. The decision by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency on the e-Voke e-ci
WalesOnline (uk)
added Jan 5, 2016 19:31

[UK-Wales] Welsh government amends plans for e-cigarette ban

Instead of wide-ranging prohibition, Labour in Wales now seeks controversial vaping restrictions in places where there is potential risk to children
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 9, 2015 13:39

[UK-Wales] Health Minister backs down on campaign to have e-cigarettes banned in public places

In a debate at the Senedd, the Health Minister announced that he would be withdrawing his proposals, but said his personal views on e-cigarettes, which emit vapour containing nicotine flavourings, had not changed.
WalesOnline (uk)
added Dec 9, 2015 13:48

[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

[UK-Wales] Mark Drakeford says he's going to amend the Public Health Bill to define areas where e-cigarettes should be banned

So now the minister intends to amend the Public Health Bill and will define enclosed public spaces to mean educational establishments with students aged 18 and under, public transport and places where food is served.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Dec 9, 2015 13:42

[UK-Wales] Health experts urge AMs to drop e-cigarette ban plan

"We urge you to consider carefully the provisions of the Bill." 'We' includes Gerry Stimson, Emeritus Professor of Social Science and Medicine at Imperial College, London; Paul Aveyard, Professor at the Behavioural Medicine Department of Primary Care H
South Wales Argus (uk)
added Dec 7, 2015 21:05

[UK-Wales] Assembly Members still unsure whether banning smoking e-cigarettes is a good or bad idea

The Assembly's health and social care committee has considered the scope of the Public Health (Wales) Bill and its differing proposals, which would also affect tattooing, piercings, pharmacies, and public toilets.
South Wales Argus (uk)
added Dec 1, 2015 11:45
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