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[UK, UK-Wales] Just ONE fine issued for smoking in cars with children in the year after new law

But of the 42 police forces questioned in England and Wales, only Northumbria had issued one. Dyfed Powys gave six warnings, Devon & Cornwall three and the Met two. Essex Police is issuing verbal warnings and Greater Manchester said it was “unclear who
The Mirror (uk)
added Nov 14, 2016 14:21

[UK-Wales] Smoking in cars with children: Ban sees just one fine issued in past year

But research by the Press Association indicates that enforcement has been minimal. In the 12 months after the law was imposed, only a single penalty was issued, according to r esponses to Freedom of Information (FOI) requests from 42 police forces in En
Press Association (uk)
added Nov 14, 2016 14:18

[UK-Wales] New health bill unveiled to AMs - minus controversial e-cigarettes ban

A revamped version of a bill intended to introduce a number of measures improving the health of people in Wales has been presented to AMs - minus the controversial ban on using e-cigarettes, or ‘vaping’ in public, an earlier version had proposed
South Wales Argus (uk)
added Nov 10, 2016 17:29

[UK, UK-Wales] Vaping health risk warning 'alarmist nonsense'

Dr Banfield told BBC Radio Wales' Eye on Wales programme: "I'm a bit loath to make a direct comparison but the most obvious one, because I'm in my fifties, is with Thalidomide. "The reason why America did not get an issue with Thalidomide was because the
BBC Online
added Nov 7, 2016 14:44

[UK-Wales] This is how many smoke breaks you are legally allowed to take in a day

Unless a worker’s employment contract says so, they don’t have the right to take a smoke break at anytime outside of their alloted break time. Fflur Jones, Partner at Darwin Gray, says: "Employers are increasingly imposing limits on the amount of time o
WalesOnline (uk)
added Oct 22, 2016 20:30

[UK-Wales] Parents to be told not to smoke outside school gates in Swansea as council extends smoke-free zones

Parents and people picking-up children will be urged not to light up as they do so. It follows a previous council campaign that saw signs go up in 77 play areas in Swansea declaring them out of bounds to smokers and a move earlier this year to declare C
South Wales Evening Post (uk)
added Oct 14, 2016 14:03
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[UK, UK-Wales] Metro Exploding e-cigarettes warning after five vapers burned

Surgeons are warning smokers of the dangers of buying cheap or imported vaping kits after five people were treated for burns when their e-cigarette batteries exploded. Consultant plastic surgeon Dai Nguyen, from Morriston Hospital’s Welsh Centre for Burn
Metro Café (uk)
added Oct 9, 2016 20:24

[UK, UK-Wales] Police 'still await power to fine on the spot for smoking in cars with children'

The Police Federation of England and Wales said officers cannot yet issue fixed penalty notices to drivers smoking with children in their cars
News & Star (uk)
added Oct 2, 2016 01:38

[UK-Wales] Smoking ban could be rolled out across Swansea Bay beaches

Councillors are to discuss the possibility of the ban on smoking on Caswell Bay to be widened to other areas. There is a possibility the ban may take in more beaches in the bay as Swansea Council members review their decision five months after first imp
South Wales Evening Post (uk)
added Sep 27, 2016 14:27

[UK-Wales] Bookshop owner's fury after he is fined for dropping a cigarette butt into his OWN cellar

Was smoking outside his shop and discarded butt down ventilation grid / It leads to his cellar where there was pile of rubbish he later swept up / Enforcement officer 'hiding between cars' fined him £75
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 18, 2016 22:44
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