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[UK-Wales] Smoking now banned in school grounds after health bill sails through Senedd

NEW rules including banning smoking in playground and school grounds in Wales as well as tougher restrictions on tattooing and piercing have been given unanimous approval by AMs. The Public Health (Wales) Bill was nodded through in the Assembly this aft
South Wales Argus (uk)
added May 17, 2017 13:32

[UK-Wales] Radical Welsh law will improve the health of the nation

Assembly Members will vote for the final time on the Public Health (Wales) Bill this afternoon. The Bill aims to protect young people’s health through banning smoking in school grounds, public playgrounds, and the outdoor areas of registered childcare
Welsh Government (uk)
added May 16, 2017 13:44

[UK-Wales] How you can quit smoking with support from NHS Wales

The Help Me Quit campaign from NHS Wales is highlighting how smokers can get access to help and support services
WalesOnline (uk)
added May 12, 2017 17:15

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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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