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[UK-Wales] Great-grandmother says her life has turned around after quitting her 80-a-day smoking habit

Paula's story is one that Public Health Wales hopes will inspire others across Wales to kick the habit. Around 20 per cent of the population here still smoke and the latest campaign aims to get parents to quit - not just for themselves, but for their chi
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jan 13, 2016 17:39

[UK-Wales] North Wales Police have let all smokers in cars with kids off the hook

Not a single smoker in North Wales has been fined for lighting up with a kid in their car despite being caught red-handed despite new powers available to the police. Smokers face on-the-spot fines if they are caught smoking in vehicles containing anyone
Daily Post North Wales (uk)
added Jan 13, 2016 04:42
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[UK-Wales] Nigel Farage slates Welsh Government e-cigarette planned ban as 'absolutely mad'

The Welsh Government wanted to ban the use of vapers in enclosed public places by the end of 2016. Now, as Health Minister Mark Drakeford looks set to water down the plans, the UKIP leader has slated any moves to restrict vaping in Wales. Speaking to t
Daily Post North Wales (uk)
added Jan 12, 2016 20:04

[UK-Wales] The great vape debate: Should e-cigs be banned in indoor public places?

FOR Welsh Liberal Democrat AM Peter Black argues why it would be a mistake to ban e-cigarettes in pubs, clubs and restaurants / AGAINST Media Wales Chief Reporter Martin Shipton argues why electronic cigarettes should be banned in indoor public places
WalesOnline (uk)
added Jan 11, 2016 16:43

[UK-Wales] Caernarfon Facebook tobacco fraudster caught in undercover sting

A fraudster who used Facebook to sell counterfeit tobacco was nabbed during an undercover sting. Callum David Davies, 19, of Cefn Hendre, Caernarfon, appeared in court yesterday and admitted two offences under trade mark laws. Davies stood in the dock
Daily Post North Wales (uk)
added Jan 11, 2016 15:43

[UK-Wales] No fines issued to people smoking in cars with children in Gwent since ban introduced

A Gwent Police spokeswoman said the force had not issued any fines since the ban was introduced. Caerphilly, Torfaen, Newport, Monmouthshire and Blaenau Gwent councils also said they had not issued any fines in the past three months.
South Wales Argus (uk)
added Jan 7, 2016 16:52

[UK, UK-Wales] E-cigarettes ruling could pave the way for them to be prescribed by GPs in Wales

The path has been laid for e-cigarettes to be potentially made available on free prescription in Wales after a brand was granted a licence by a UK medicines body. The decision by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency on the e-Voke e-ci
WalesOnline (uk)
added Jan 5, 2016 19:31

[UK-Wales] Health Minister backs down on campaign to have e-cigarettes banned in public places

In a debate at the Senedd, the Health Minister announced that he would be withdrawing his proposals, but said his personal views on e-cigarettes, which emit vapour containing nicotine flavourings, had not changed.
WalesOnline (uk)
added Dec 9, 2015 13:48

[UK-Wales] Climb down on proposed e-cigarette public place ban

The health minister has backed down on plans to ban the use of e-cigarettes in all enclosed public places in Wales.... Some anti-smoking groups including Ash Wales, Cancer Research UK and Tenovus opposed restrictions, saying they helped smokers kick the h
BBC Online
added Dec 9, 2015 13:45

[UK-Wales] Mark Drakeford says he's going to amend the Public Health Bill to define areas where e-cigarettes should be banned

So now the minister intends to amend the Public Health Bill and will define enclosed public spaces to mean educational establishments with students aged 18 and under, public transport and places where food is served.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Dec 9, 2015 13:42
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