Headlines Tagged with UK-Wales — 1,215 headlines found
A smoking ban in Wales’ prisons will punish the most vulnerable in society and could cause mental health problems, it has been claimed. The ban is being phased in across Wales and is due to start in Cardiff on April 11. “It’s punitive, really,” said Ja
Apr 2, 2016 WalesOnline (uk)
added Apr 4, 2016 14:19
Mar 17, 2016 ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Mar 18, 2016 13:19
A move to ban the use of ecigarettes in public places in Wales has been defeated, amid criticism of the proposal from cancer charities which argued that the devices help smokers give up.
Mar 17, 2016 Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 17, 2016 13:02
The National Assembly’s last full session before the election in May ended in acrimony with the defeat of the Labour government’s bid to introduce a partial ban on e-cigarettes in public places following a “jokey” comment made by a Minister.
Mar 17, 2016 WalesOnline (uk)
added Mar 17, 2016 12:21
The Labour-led Welsh government has suffered a hugely embarrassing defeat over a landmark plan to introduce a ban on e-cigarettes from many enclosed spaces. Labour ministers were poised to introduce a wide-ranging ban on vaping in places where children
Mar 16, 2016 The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 17, 2016 12:26
Originally, the Welsh Government wanted to ban e-cigarettes from all enclosed public and work places. However, its proposals were watered down to places to where children were present after a committee report split Assembly Members' opinions.
Mar 16, 2016 ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Mar 16, 2016 14:44
The Bill will restrict the use of nicotine-inhaling devices in certain public places where children and young people are present
Mar 16, 2016 WalesOnline (uk)
added Mar 16, 2016 14:43
Health Minister Mark Drakeford, who has steered the Welsh Government bill through the assembly, said: "The Bill will help us to respond to a range of public health threats in Wales, including the risk of re-normalising smoking for a generation of childre
Mar 16, 2016 BBC Online
added Mar 16, 2016 14:38
Wales is to become the first region of the UK to ban the use of ecigarettes in public places, ignoring criticism from cancer charities that the devices help smokers give up.
Mar 16, 2016 Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 16, 2016 14:19
If passed, the Bill would become a UK first and would restrict the use of nicotine inhaling devices in certain public places - such as schools, places where food is served and on public transport.
Mar 16, 2016 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 16, 2016 10:43