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[UK-Wales] Smoking charity backs calls for smokefree social housing in Wales

The President of the Faculty of Public Health, Professor John Middleton, is calling for new social housing tenants to sign an agreement not to light up inside their home. Under the new plans only new tenants would be asked to sign up to a voluntary ban.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added May 11, 2017 13:06
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[UK-Wales] Want to give up smoking? NHS launches to campaign to show where you can get help

there are 'low levels of awareness' of the free expert help available as well as 'limited understanding' and 'misperception' about the type of support. A report by anti-smoking charity ASH Wales in 2014 said smokers are 'four times more likely to quit' s
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Apr 19, 2017 14:01
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[UK-Wales] Wales’ smoking ban hailed a success a decade on from its introduction

Wales’ public smoking ban celebrated its tenth anniversary on April 2, with doctors and politicians hailing its impact. Wales’ ban came into effect a month earlier than England’s. Assembly Members had voted for the ban back in 2003, but could not change
Caerphilly Observer (uk)
added Apr 4, 2017 11:28
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[UK-Wales] £400k to cut smoking in Wales, Welsh Government announces

Almost half a million pounds has been announced to try to slash smoking rates in Wales. A decade after a smoking ban was introduced, 19% of adults now smoke in Wales - a 5% drop since before it came in. The Welsh Government announced £417,000 for campaig
BBC Online
added Apr 3, 2017 16:30
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[UK-Wales] Fewer smokers in Wales since ban in enclosed public spaces

There are 94,000 fewer smokers in Wales since a ban on lighting up in enclosed public places came into force 10 years ago, Welsh Government data shows. Sunday marks a decade since the law came in and 19% of adults in Wales now smoke compared to 24% befor
BBC Online
added Apr 3, 2017 16:29
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[UK-Wales] 10 years on, what has the smoking ban done for Wales?

smoking rates among adults and teenagers have reduced “drastically” as a result. Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) Wales said the hotly debated ban, which came into force in Wales on April 2, 2007, “has helped to drastically bring down smoking rates amo
WalesOnline (uk)
added Apr 2, 2017 17:09
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[UK-Wales] VIDEO: Children's plea to stop smoking outside Welsh hospitals

Health boards have said they are "powerless" to stop people smoking outside hospitals until a new law is passed. The Public Health Wales Bill, currently passing through the assembly, will formally ban people from smoking outside hospitals and in school pl
BBC Online
added Apr 3, 2017 16:32
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[UK-Wales] Almost 60% of adults in Wales would allow smoking rooms in pubs and clubs

A Populus survey of more than 1,000 adults living in Wales found that 58 per cent of the public would allow smoking rooms, with only 37 per cent opposed to the idea.
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Mar 29, 2017 02:44
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[UK-Wales] Parents won't be able to smoke at the entrances to primary schools in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan today

Jenner Park Primary School in Barry officially started the voluntary scheme today, with all primary schools across the county to follow suit. It marks the start of No Smoking Day, now in its 34th year, which encourages smokers from across the country
WalesOnline (uk)
added Mar 8, 2017 19:45
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[UK-Wales] It's been 10 years since the smoking ban was introduced in Wales

Some people still want it revoked. Others insist it changed society for the better
WalesOnline (uk)
added Mar 7, 2017 13:04
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