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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

[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

[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

[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

[UK, UK-Wales] JAMES: In Wales, E-cigs are treated like sticks of poison. In England they might be available on the NHS. Figure that out.

Will a ban on e-cigarettes in public places work? Would it not be possible to ban the use of e-cigs in public places and allow doctors to prescribe them to smokers to help them quit? Or could this be one of those questions that doesn’t have a right answe
WalesOnline (uk)
added Aug 25, 2015 21:03

[UK, UK-Wales] Public Health England e-cigarette report leaves Welsh unmoved

The Welsh Assembly is unlikely to row back from its tough stance on electronic cigarettes
The Grocer (uk)
added Aug 24, 2015 08:24

[UK-Wales] Wales e-cig ban 'flies in face of evidence' / Welsh Lib Dems' attack e-cigs proposals

party’s leader Kirsty Williams said: “The evidence is stacking up against Labour's e-cigs ban. They claim the ban is in the interest of public health, yet a respected public health organisation has now said their use should be encouraged to help people qu
South Wales Argus (uk)
added Aug 17, 2015 09:06
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[UK-Wales] Fires sparked by dodgy chargers have tripled in two years

The rise in popularity of e-cigarettes means that there are more unsafe devices used to charge them up being bought in Wales
WalesOnline (uk)
added Aug 17, 2015 08:56
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[UK-Wales] Family's 'lucky escape' after e-cigarette explodes and sets light to bedroom

Senior officers say they have seen an increase in the number of fires in South Wales homes that can be directly linked to chargers. Fault of 'fake' chargers They say they are primarily ‘fake’ or faulty chargers being used to charge mobile phones, electr
WalesOnline (uk)
added Aug 12, 2015 13:37

[UK-Wales] UPDATE: 'E-cigarette' charging caused Bettws house blaze, fire service confirm

A HOUSE fire in Bettws was caused by an e-cigarette charging, a spokesman from the fire service has confirmed. Emergency services were called to the scene on Humber Road at 6.45pm on Monday.
South Wales Argus (uk)
added Aug 12, 2015 10:14
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