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[UK-Wales] Person injured after e-cigarette explodes in Maindee area of Newport

A PERSON had to be treated for minor burns after an e-cigarette exploded in a house in Maindee last night. Firefighters from Maindee were called to the fire on Argosy Way at 9.41pm.
South Wales Argus (uk)
added Nov 23, 2015 14:27
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[UK-Wales] Smoking litter 'on 86% of Welsh streets'

Keep Wales Tidy said smoking-related litter - which is predominantly made up of cigarette butts - was difficult to clean up. It could also affect the environment and wildlife by contaminating water supplies with toxic chemicals, it added. Chief executive
BBC Online
added Nov 19, 2015 16:03
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[UK-Wales] Using e-cigarette while working from home could land you in court

People who work from home could soon be breaking the law if they use an e-cigarette while in their own house. ‘Vaping’ while working in your lounge or bedroom outside of nine-to-five hours could result in a fine if a radical bill is passed – and it will
Daily Post North Wales (uk)
added Nov 11, 2015 20:51

[UK-Wales] Heavy smoker Nigel Farage tries e-cigarette on a visit to Swansea as part of his 'No to Europe' campaign

Nigel Farage used a visit to an e-cigarette firm in Swansea to highlight the way he claims EU regulations can kill businesses. Jim Salter, who runs Celtic Vapours, is worried that the Tobacco Products Directive, which takes effect next May, will make it
WalesOnline (uk)
added Oct 26, 2015 11:33

[Europe, UK-Wales] Restrictions on vaping ‘bad for public health’

Barron spoke at the CIEH conference Former chair of the health select committee Kevin Barron has warned that plans by the Welsh government and EU to restrict the sale and use of e-cigarettes will make it harder for people to quit.
Environmental Health News (The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health-CIEH) (uk)
added Oct 24, 2015 03:30
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[UK-Wales] Outside smoking ban consultation criticised for including e-cigarettes

Swansea Council is facing criticism for asking if e-cigarettes should be banned in outside public spaces in a consultation which could impact pub gardens. Peter Black, assembly member for South Wales, has questioned Swansea Council’s inclusion of e-c
added Oct 21, 2015 12:17
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[UK-Wales] AM questions Swansea Council over possible e-cigarette outdoor ban

AM Peter Black has criticised Swansea Council for including a question on e-cigarettes in a public consultation... Mr Black said a recent report by Public Health England concluded that e-cigarettes had the potential to help smokers quit and that they wer
South Wales Evening Post (uk)
added Oct 19, 2015 09:11

[UK-Wales] Welsh Health Survey 2015: Assessing the impact of a change in physical activity questions and the introduction of questions on e-cigarette use (PDF)

. Overall 6 per cent of adults reported that they currently use an e-cigarette, 14 per cent had ever used one and use was less common in the older age groups. . It was more likely for people who currently smoke to use an e-cigarette. . It was rare for
Welsh Government (uk)
added Oct 17, 2015 12:37

[UK-Wales] Annual Report 2014-15: Healthier, Happier, Fairer (PDF)

Despite encouraging signs of smoking rates decreasing to 20 per cent, the pattern of smoking remains strongly skewed towards the more disadvantaged communities.
Welsh Government (uk)
added Oct 14, 2015 13:43

[UK-Wales] Fewer Welsh teenagers are smoking and drinking

The number of Welsh teenagers (15 & 16 year olds) smoking or drinking is at record low levels. 8% of boys and 9% of girls smoke...Teenagers are more health focused now than generations before them. They've grown up with the smoking ban and negative images
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Oct 14, 2015 13:19
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