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[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

[UK, UK-Wales] Only one fine since ban on smoking with children in car

Motorists face a £50 penalty under the legislation which was part of a drive to protect children and young people from the effects of second-hand smoke. Other cases were given a verbal warning, according to responses to freedom of information requests t
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 14, 2016 14:22

[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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