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[UK-Wales] E-cigarette ban to be extended to zoos, cinemas and libraries...if Welsh Government gets its way

Gambling shops, sex establishments, adult care homes and pharmacy consultation rooms would be exempt from the proposed ban
Daily Post North Wales (uk)
added Mar 8, 2016 17:04

[UK-Wales] E-cigarette inventor fumes at Welsh Government over vaping ban plan

Hon Lik - inventor of e-cigarettes... In a letter to Professor Drakeford he writes: “I’m very proud that thanks to my invention, millions of smokers have managed to either cut their consumption significantly or stop smoking completely. “That is why I am
Daily Post North Wales (uk)
added Mar 4, 2016 17:08
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[UK-Wales] Arriva driver smokes on bus while passengers have to sit and wait

An Arriva spokesman said: “We are very concerned to learn of the allegations about one of our employees. Smoking on buses by any person is strictly prohibited. "The matter is being investigated as a matter of urgency, and appropriate action will be take
Daily Post North Wales (uk)
added Mar 4, 2016 13:36

[UK-Wales] A campaign to stop young people taking up smoking has been launched in Merthyr Tydfil

A new campaign to help prevent young people taking up smoking has been launched by Public Health Wales. The Smokefree Schools Programme will target schools in areas where children and young people are at greatest risk of smoking, and the minister f
WalesOnline (uk)
added Mar 4, 2016 13:35

[UK-Wales] E-cigarette public place ban likely to win assembly support

A ban on e-cigarettes in some public places is likely to win support from the assembly. The Welsh government is concerned e-cigarette use may normalise smoking.
BBC Online
added Mar 3, 2016 18:59

[UK-Wales] Health Minister accused of "vanity project" over e-cigarette ban while Betsi Cadwaladr remains in special measures

Moves to restrict e-cigarettes in Wales have been slated as a Welsh Government “vanity project" in a scathing attack by the Welsh Lib Dems. The Welsh Government had originally wanted to ban so called vaping from all enclosed public and work places in th
Daily Post North Wales (uk)
added Feb 8, 2016 16:42

[UK-Wales] Prisoners in Wales win battle to be allowed to smoke in their cells after ban is rejected

But Assembly ministers in the Welsh government have rejected the ban, voting to exempt Welsh prisons after a report described smoking as "an integral part of prison life". The report said: "Smoking is reported to be a coping strategy to manage stressful
South Wales Evening Post (uk)
added Feb 4, 2016 12:57

[UK-Wales] Inmates at smoke free Wrexham super prison to be given gum and nicotine patches

Smoking will be banned in Welsh prisons from 2017 Wrexham super prison inmates could be given gum and nicotine patches to stop smoking – at a cost of over £12,000 a week to the North Wales heath service.
Daily Post North Wales (uk)
added Feb 2, 2016 14:06

[UK-Wales] E-cigarette ban won't apply in some pubs and bars under new Welsh Government plans

amendments passed at the Assembly’s health and social care committee show ministers have now produced a list of places where the ban would apply. So-called vaping would only be allowed in pubs that serve drink but do not serve food as well, and where una
WalesOnline (uk)
added Feb 1, 2016 16:16

[UK-Wales] Great-grandmother says her life has turned around after quitting her 80-a-day smoking habit

Paula's story is one that Public Health Wales hopes will inspire others across Wales to kick the habit. Around 20 per cent of the population here still smoke and the latest campaign aims to get parents to quit - not just for themselves, but for their chi
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jan 13, 2016 17:39
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