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[UK-Wales] Public Health Wales issues updated advice on e-cigarettes

updated advice says that, for children and young people and non-smoking adults, the use of e-cigarettes is likely to be harmful...for committed smokers who can’t or won’t quit is that switching completely to e-cigarettes will significantly benefit their h
NHS Wales (uk)
added Jan 30, 2017 00:32
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[UK-Wales] Call to ban sweet-flavoured e-cigarettes in Wales

Health officials are calling for a ban on the sale of confectionary-like flavours in e-cigarettes over concerns they appeal to children. Public Health Wales said it could potentially lead to nicotine addiction in adult life. It recommends restrictions on
BBC Online
added Jan 27, 2017 14:37

[UK-Wales] 750,000 cigarettes seized in Wales' biggest Trading Standards bust

A Newport shopkeeper, who used a baby monitor and chute to deliver illegal cigarettes on demand to his customers, has today been sentenced, along with three other men, for participation in a fraudulent business. It's believed to be one of the biggest Tra
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jan 26, 2017 22:36
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[UK-Wales] E-cigarette chargers seized after more than half fail survey safety tests

The Shared Regulatory Services, which covers the Vale of Glamorgan as well as Cardiff and Bridgend, is advising businesses to proceed with caution when selling e-cigarette chargers to consumers. In total, 17 e-cigarette chargers were purchased from a nu
Barry and District News (uk)
added Jan 18, 2017 15:33

[UK-Wales] Cross-sectional study examining the prevalence, correlates and sequencing of electronic cigarette and tobacco use among 11–16-year olds in schools in Wales [FREE FULL TEXT]

Since 2013, youth experimentation with e-cigarettes has grown rapidly in Wales and is now almost twice as common as experimentation with tobacco. Regular use has almost doubled, and is increasing among never and non-smokers. These data suggest that e-cig
BMJ Open (uk)
added Feb 8, 2017 00:56

[UK-Wales] Do stronger school smoking policies make a difference? Analysis of the health behaviour in school-aged children survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

School smoking policies may exert less influence on young people’s smoking behaviours than they did during times of higher adolescent smoking prevalence. Longitudinal studies are needed to examine the potential influence of school smoking policies on cann
European Journal of Public Health
added Dec 21, 2016 19:05

[UK-Wales] This is what the people of Cardiff think of the new cigarette packaging

Cigarette packs designed with the “world’s ugliest colour” and very graphic pictures have started to appear on the shelves of Welsh shops. In May it became law for all tobacco products – including roll-your-own tobacco pouches and cigarette boxes – to b
WalesOnline (uk)
added Dec 18, 2016 17:16

[UK-Wales] Ban smoking outside nurseries and GP practices, says Public Health Wales

Plans to ban smoking in school and hospital grounds and playgrounds in Wales should also extend to outside all nurseries, GP practices, playing fields and sports grounds, a health promotion body has told AMs.
BBC Online
added Dec 8, 2016 20:39
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[UK-Wales] Council launches plan to ban smoking at Newport school gates

SMOKERS are being asked to keep their habit away from the gates of Newport secondary schools as the council launches a new plan to make schools healthier across the city. Caerleon comprehensive was the first to officially declare its school gates a no s
South Wales Argus (uk)
added Nov 25, 2016 15:38

[UK-Wales] Just one person fined in UK for smoking with under-18 in car

The law banning smoking in a car or other vehicle when travelling with anyone under the age of 18 was introduced in October 2015 and aimed to cut the risk of passive smoking among children. Motorists and passengers were warned they could face a £50 pena
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 14, 2016 14:23
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