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[UK-Wales] Assembly Members still unsure whether banning smoking e-cigarettes is a good or bad idea

The Assembly's health and social care committee has considered the scope of the Public Health (Wales) Bill and its differing proposals, which would also affect tattooing, piercings, pharmacies, and public toilets.
South Wales Argus (uk)
added Dec 1, 2015 11:45

[UK-Wales] E-cigarette restriction plan leaves AMs divided

Plans to ban the use of e-cigarettes in enclosed public places have divided a group of AMs looking at the proposal. David Rees, who chairs the assembly's health committee, said it was "unable to reach a consensus view" on the idea. The five Labour member
BBC Online
added Dec 1, 2015 02:19

[UK-Wales] Inquiry fails to decide whether the National Assembly should ban e-cigarettes

The health and social care committee report revealed a split broadly down party lines, with Labour AMs backing a ban in the face of opposition from the Welsh Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats’ Kirsty Williams. The Welsh Government wants to ban the
WalesOnline (uk)
added Nov 30, 2015 17:27

[UK-Wales] Pensioner who sold counterfeit tobacco had more than £4,000 in cash when he was stopped in a pub

A pensioner was found with more than £4,000 in cash as well as fake tobacco and wrongly labelled cigarettes when he was stopped by council and police officers in a pub in Blackwood. Michael Khakias, 70, from Penallta, Ystrad Mynach, also sold a council o
WalesOnline (uk)
added Nov 23, 2015 15:32

[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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