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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
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[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
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[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
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[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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[UK-Wales] Wales - a 2015 picture of health

The fewer numbers of teenagers drinking and smoking was greeted with enthusiasm by Dr Hussey. "In the 1990s there was concern across many countries that young people were smoking and drinking excessively," she said.
BBC Online
added Oct 14, 2015 13:18
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[UK-Wales] Swansea to consider smoking ban at parks, beaches and outside schools

Parks, beaches and even the school gate could now become smoking free zones in SwanseaParks, beaches and even the school gate could now become smoking free zones in Swansea
WalesOnline (uk)
added Oct 12, 2015 10:48
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[UK-Wales] Questions raised over whether e-cigarettes lead to smoking after survey can't find a single regular user that has never smoked

New figures on e-cigarette use, commissioned by the Welsh Government Newly published research has cast doubt on claims that e-cigarettes attract non-smokers, it has been claimed. The Welsh Health Survey asked regular users of vaping devices if they had
WalesOnline (uk)
added Oct 9, 2015 08:23
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[UK-Wales] Patients could be forced to lose weight or stop smoking before they are eligible for routine operations in Wales

As part of the Welsh Government’s new National Orthopaedic Implementation Plan, all patients who smoke – or have a body mass index of 35 or more – will be urged to undergo smoking cessation support and weight reduction management before surgery.
WalesOnline (uk)
added Oct 7, 2015 12:06
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[UK, UK-Wales] Prison chiefs fear unrest over introduction of smoking ban ($$)

There are plans for some jails to start by declaring at least one voluntary smoke-free zone, possibly a complete wing, Andrew Selous, the prisons minister, has announced. The move comes after a pilot study in six
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 30, 2015 09:22
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[UK, UK-Wales] Prison smoking ban to begin in 2016

Smoking will be banned in all prisons in Wales and four in south-west England from next year, the government says. This will begin a phased roll-out that will eventually see all jails in England and Wales go smoke-free. And from next month, smoking will
BBC Online
added Sep 30, 2015 09:20
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