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[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

[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
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