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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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[UK-Wales] Prisoners are 'cooking nicotine tea' after they were banned from smoking at Cardiff Prison

Prisoners are increasingly cooking up their own “nicotine tea” and turning to legal highs such as Spice after a smoking ban was implemented at Cardiff Prison last year. A damning report reveals a “crisis” facing HMP Cardiff including staff shortages, the
WalesOnline (uk)
added Mar 3, 2017 20:37
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[UK-Wales] Support for Pubic Health Bill from AMs

AMS have thrown their support behind a series of measures designed to improve and protect the health and wellbeing of people in Wales. Regulations which will be put in place by the Welsh Government’s Public Health Bill include banning smoking in school a
South Wales Argus (uk)
added Mar 1, 2017 15:44
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[UK-Scotland, UK-Wales] ONS figures show UK spending less on alcohol and tobacco

the Family Spending Survey from the Office for National Statistics shows little change in spending overall.... Expenditure on cigarettes is even more varied. Families in England spend just £2.90 a week on tobacco, while those in Wales spend £3, those in S
BBC Online
added Feb 16, 2017 15:09
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[UK-Wales] This is what happens to your skin if you're a long-term smoker

Aside from sun damage and a rock ’n’ roll lifestyle, smoking is the biggest culprit when it comes to prematurely ageing the skin. In fact, a study has shown that for every 10 years of smoking a person looks at least two years older than a non-smoker.
WalesOnline (uk)
added Feb 14, 2017 12:34
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