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[UK, UK-Wales] Smoking to be banned in eight prisons

In a letter to Robert Neill MP, chairman of the Justice Select Committee, prisons minister Andrew Selous said the ban would not be rolled out overnight...Mr Selous said that recent academic studies commissioned by the National Offender Management Service
BT (British Telecommunications) (uk)
added Sep 30, 2015 09:19
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[UK, UK-Wales] Prison smoking ban to be phased in from 2016 to reduce health risks for inmates and guards

Smoking in open prisons in England will be banned from October (2015), with four Welsh prisons (Usk/Prescoed, Swansea, Cardiff and Parc) following suit in January 2016 and four English prisons - Dartmoor, Channings Wood, Erlestoke and Exeter - enforcing a
IBTimes (uk)
added Sep 30, 2015 09:18
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[UK, UK-Wales] Smoking to be banned in all Welsh prisons and four in England to reduce health risks

Smoking will be banned in all Welsh prisons and four in England from next year to reduce health risks, the Government has said. The move is the first step towards all jails in both countries becoming smoke-free. From next month, open prison inmates wil
Western Daily Press (uk)
added Sep 30, 2015 09:15
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[UK-Wales] See the players your club could afford if your town quit smoking

Quitting for a year would see smokers in Wrexham save more than £23m, which would surely be enough to bring Ashley Williams to the Racecourse...according to new research, that’s exactly what could happen if smokers across the town joined forces to kick th
Daily Post North Wales (uk)
added Sep 18, 2015 11:02
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[UK-Wales] Smoke-free beach proposed by Pembrokeshire council

Smoking could be banned on one of Pembrokeshire's beaches after councillors voted to hold a formal consultation into the idea. Pembrokeshire would be the first council in Wales to introduce a smoke-free beach. A consultation will now be held to decide wh
BBC Online
added Sep 15, 2015 16:23
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[UK-Wales] New campaign to mark countdown of ban on smoking in cars with children kicks off

It will include outdoor advertising and radio advertisements and will highlight that smoking in any vehicle carrying children under 18 will be illegal from October 1... It will include outdoor advertising and radio advertisements and will highlight that s
South Wales Evening Post (uk)
added Sep 14, 2015 10:21
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[UK-Wales] Prisoners could be allowed to smoke in designated cells despite ban, Welsh Government reveals

Health Minister Mark Drakeford said prisoners and staff, including non-smokers, needed to be protected from potential damage to their health. The Welsh Government has now launched a consultation on an exemption to give governors power to permit smoking
WalesOnline (uk)
added Sep 14, 2015 10:17
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[UK-Wales] Consultation on smoke-free prisons launched

There is currently no exemption in place to allow smoking in prisons in Wales, but evidence has shown that smoking is being allowed in prison cells, meaning non-smoking offenders and prison staff may be being exposed to second-hand smoke.
South Wales Argus (uk)
added Sep 14, 2015 10:16
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[UK, UK-Wales] Should e-cigarettes be banned in enclosed public spaces? As Wales prepares to control ‘vaping’ from 2017, we ask the experts

ROBERT WEST...I don’t think it’s right to legislate to ban them...concern about it renormalising smoking. There isn’t any evidence to back that up at all / JULIE BISHOP...vapour is not anything like the same magnitude of risk as tobacco smoke, this isn’t
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 12, 2015 14:00
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[UK, UK-Wales] VIDEO: E-Cigarettes: Another Puff / The Report

In Wales, the principality's government plans to ban their use in public places and hopes that a new law will be passed within the next 12 months. Wesley Stephenson asks why the two governments have such different approaches, and who's right?
BBC Online
added Aug 28, 2015 09:56
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